Man falls between SR 520 Bridge lanes trying to escape police

Man falls between SR 520 Bridge lanes trying to escape police

A man trying to get away from Washington State Patrol troopers fell in-between lanes of the State Route 520 Bridge in Seattle, plummeting about 60 feet into the water below.

Shortly before 11:30 p.m., troopers were responding to a disabled vehicle on the bridge and discovered the vehicle had been reported stolen.

A man in the vehicle ran away and jumped across the median between the eastbound and westbound lanes multiple times.

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On his last attempt, he fell into the water.

The man was rescued by a police boat and taken to Harborview Medical Center. His condition has not been released.