Man falls from Ship Channel Bridge

As police investigated, a pickup truck and motorcycle trying to avoid the closed lanes crashed.

April 8, 2011 7:33:31 AM PDT
A man fell from the Ship Channel Bridge this morning, which apparently led to a car accident The man went off the bridge near Lawndale around 3:30am. He landed in grass below the bridge and was taken to the hospital in serious, but stable condition. Police blocked several lanes to investigate.

A pickup truck and motorcycle trying to avoid the closed lanes crashed before 6am. The motorcycle rider and the two people in the truck were taken to the hospital and are listed as stable.