Jogger saves man who jumped from Lee Bridge

Posted at 7:11 PM, Oct 03, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-03 19:11:04-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- The man police say jumped from lee bridge in Richmond Friday morning is expected to survive.

Officers were called to Belle Isle just before 8 a.m. when a jogger there heard a splash and screams.

Before police arrived the jogger went into the water and grabbed the man – and took him to a rock to wait for police.

The victim is being treated for broken bones.

The jogger who jumped in after him was not injured.