A man is in the hospital Monday afternoon after escaping from police, then jumping off an Interstate 35 overpass and falling 20 feet to the ground below.(from KSAT-12)
According to San Antonio police Sgt. Jay Vinson, Johnathan Gomez, 20, was handcuffed and had escaped police custody after being arrested on a felony warrant charge of possession of a controlled substance.
Witness Robert Garcia said the man leaped over the bridge over Salado Creek.
The man was taken to SAMMC with a broken back and head injuries.