Illinois man dies after falling from bridge onto I-80/94

2013-11-21T18:45:00Z 2013-11-22T00:10:17Z Illinois man dies after falling from bridge onto I-80/94Times Staff
November 21, 2013 6:45 pm  • 

SOUTH HOLLAND | A 72-year-old man died Thursday after falling off a bridge and onto Interstate 80/94, police said. 

South Holland police said Jerry Jones, of Moline, Ill., fell at 11:03 a.m. from a overpass bridge near Chicago Road and onto traffic, according to a news release. Jones was found dead at the shoulder of the westbound lanes of I-80/94.

Motorists who were driving in the area told police they saw Jones fall from the bridge. The incident is being investigated as a death investigation.

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