21-year-old man breaks both legs after jump from bridge

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MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Police shut down the North Avenue bridge on Saturday, May 11th after officials say a man jumped off the bridge.

The bridge was closed around 11:00 p.m. — and several officers were in the area.

Milwaukee Fire officials say a man jumped, and was rescued. The 21-year-old man reportedly broke both of his legs as he landed in the grass below the bridge.

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