Man Hurt in Fall From Bridge Over Del. Creek

Sunday, Jul 24, 2011  |  Updated 5:29 PM EDT
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Man Hurt in Fall From Bridge Over Del. Creek

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Delaware State Police say a 38-year-old Wilmington man was seriously injured when he fell from a bridge over a creek near Stanton where he was swimming with friends.

Police say Francisco Garcia climbed onto a bridge to jump into White Clay Creek off Stanton-Christiana Road on Friday evening, but fell backward, hitting his head on the concrete below. Garcia was taken to Christiana Hospital with serious head injuries.

Police are investigating the incident.


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