Man jumps off I-5 overpass north of Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. - A man jumped from an overpass onto the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 north of Eugene on Wednesday around 4 p.m.

The 21-year-old is expected to survive his injuries, which state police described as serious. He was taken to the hospital for treatment.

No vehicles hit him, state police said.

The man had to climb a wire fence to get up and over the railings before jumping from the Egge Road overpass.

State police estimate he fell 25 to 30 feet to the road surface below.