Man rescued on G-M bridge

Thursday, January 18, 2018

TURNERS FALLS — Police helped dissuade a man from taking his own life Wednesday night on the Gill-Montague Bridge, at around 11:30 p.m.

According to Montague police, a man with mental health problems was talked out of jumping from the bridge. He was taken by ambulance to the Baystate Franklin Medical Center. The Montague Police Department, Turners Falls Fire Department, Massachusetts State Police and an Erving police officer responded.