GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A man needed to be rescued from an island in the Grand River after jumping into the river Saturday afternoon.
Around 2:20 p.m., Grand Rapids Police received calls about a man jumping from the Fulton Street bridge.
Moments later, authorities received calls from a man calling for help on an island between the Wealthy Street bridge and Market Street bridge.
Grand Rapids Firefighters put a boat in the Grand River to rescue the man.
When they returned to land, the man was taken to a hospital to be checked out.