Woman saved after jumping off I-140 bridge

Woman saved after jumping off I-140 bridge
Crews rescued the woman Saturday. (Source: NHC Sheriff's Office)

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. (WECT) - A woman is in stable condition after jumping off the I-140 bridge Saturday morning.

Rescue workers with the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, New Hanover County Fire Rescue, Wilmington Fire Department, NHCRMC EMS, and the North Carolina Highway Patrol saved the young female after three workers rappelled down the bridge to retrieve her.

The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office says she was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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