Update (5:26 p.m.)—Sgt. Kirk Perez of the Maryland Transit Authority said the unidentified man had parked his car in an eastbound lane that was closed for construction. Traffic was not affected by the incident. Perez said he could not give a description of the man or provide identification.
A man jumped from the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and was flown for urgent care just after noon Monday, according to a Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) spokesman.
The man, who was not named, appeared to have jumped from close to the apex of the 180-foot tall bridge. He was in the waters for nine minutes before two NRP boats arrived for rescue, said NRP spokesman Sgt. Brian Albert.
"We did evacuate one man from the water and took him to Sandy Point State Park, where he was medevaced out," Albert said.
The incident took place at about 12:45 p.m. Monday, Albert said.
Albert said the man was alive when he was transported to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center.