Firefighters Rescue Person Who Fell Into the Elizabeth River

Emergency responders performed a water rescue of a person who reportedly fell off a bridge into the Elizabeth River this evening.

According to authorities, the incident happened in the vicinity of Broad and Rahway Avenue just before 5:30 p.m.

When emergency rescue crews arrived, they found the conscious and alert victim in the Elizabeth River.

Firefighters were able to successfully hoist the victim to safety in under a half-hour.

There were no serious injuries reported.

IMAGES CREDIT: Elizabeth NJ Fire Officers IAFF 1040