WEST COVINA (CBS/AP) — The California Highway Patrol says a man survived with serious injuries after jumping from a bridge onto a major Los Angeles County highway, shutting down eastbound lanes.

CHP Officer Jennifer Cassidy says the apparent suicide attempt occurred just after 6 a.m. Thursday on Interstate 10 in West Covina.

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Cassidy says the unidentified man climbed over the safety cage on the Barranca Bridge and jumped into lanes. The man survived the jump and was taken to LA County-USC Medical Center.

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Three eastbound lanes at Citrus Avenue were closed for about 40 minutes. The freeway was reopened at 6:47 a.m.

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