Photo by John Schreiber.
Photo by John Schreiber.

A man suffered severe injuries Saturday when he fell about 25 feet from a bridge near the Long Beach (710) Freeway and Pacific Coast Highway in Long Beach, authorities said.

Firefighters and paramedics were dispatched to the location near the Los Angeles River and West Pacific Coast Highway at 8:46 a.m., Brian Fisk of the Long Beach Fire Department said.

Paramedics took the man to an area hospital. It was not immediately known how the man fell from the bridge or if he landed in the water or on the pavement, Fisk said.

—City News Service

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