Man Falls from 8th Street Bridge in Sioux Falls, Alcohol May Have Been a Factor
It was reported to police as a water rescue, but it turned out to involve a ledge under the 8th Street Bridge over the Big Sioux River in Sioux Falls.
Sergeant Steve Van’t Hul says crews were called just before 2:00 p.m. Tuesday:
Van’t Hul says says the male victim fell about ten feet to the concrete platform on the west side of the river. He was transported to a hospital, but the extent of his injuries was not known.
Van’t Hul says the victim had been drinking before he fell.