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Woman in Critical Condition After Jump From Bridge

Posted February 17, 2008 6:34 p.m. EST
Updated February 18, 2008 4:53 p.m. EST

— Durham police said a woman jumped from the Interstate 540 bridge onto Interstate 40 Sunday afternoon.

She was not hit by a car but the incident caused eastbound traffic to back up around 3 p.m., as police investigated.

The woman is in critical condition at an area hospital. Her name was not released.

It was not immediately clear why the woman jumped, police said.