Boy Jumps From Bridge Onto U.S. 1
Apex police reported that an eighth-grader at Lufkin Road Middle School jumped about 30 feet off Ten Ten Road onto U.S. 1 Thursday afternoon. He was listed in stable condition at WakeMed.
It is about 30 feet from the bridge rail to the pavement on U.S. 1, authorities said.
Police said oncoming cars avoided the boy after he landed. He was taken to WakeMed, where he was listed in stable condition.
The jump did not cause any other accidents, officials said. U.S. 1 was closed briefly immediately after the boy jumped.