Distressed party rescued from pedestrian bridge

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -- A quick response by emergency crews led to the rescue of a distressed party on the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge Friday night.

Omaha police say they responded with Council Bluffs rescue crews to a call of someone who jumped into the river around 7:45 p.m.

The Council Bluffs responders were able to get to the person who was still on the bridge and take the individual to the hospital.