Man who jumped off overpass remains in critical condition

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - A Houston man who jumped off the Chestnut Street overpass onto the northbound lane of traffic on Loop 287 is listed in critical condition at East Texas Medical Hospital in Tyler.

According to witnesses, the 20-year-old man was traveling in a car with two others when it stopped at the stoplight at the overpass. The man got out of the car and jumped off the overpass.

The man was suspected to have been on prescription drugs, along with beer and marijuana.