- Associated Press - Monday, June 15, 2015

LE MARS, Iowa (AP) - A boy has been rescued after injuring his leg while jumping off a trail bridge into water with friends in Le Mars.

The Le Mars Daily Sentinel (https://bit.ly/1GnEmux ) reports firefighters were called Sunday afternoon to an area behind the old Department of Transportation building. According to a Le Mars police officer, the victim had jumped into a shallow area of a river and his friends helped him out of the water, but couldn’t get him up the riverbank.

Firefighters rescued the boy, and he was transported to a hospital for treatment.


Information from: Daily Sentinel, https://www.lemarssentinel.com

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