Teen Jumps from Overpass onto I-95 during Rush Hour

Connecticut (October 11, 2011)  According to Police a 18 year-old female sustained serious injuries when she jumped off an overpass onto Interstate 95 around 7 a.m.  Concerned motorist had called the police to report a person sitting on the bridge railing in Milford near Exit 37- High Street.

By the time authorities got to the scene, the teen had already jumped and was lying in the northbound lanes of I-95.  The teen was rushed to the hospital, with injuries to the lower extremities.

Police are trying to determine what prompted the teen to jump.

Update: The 24 year-old female is from Milford and is being treated for non life-threatening injuries.

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