MADISON (WKOW) -- A 37-year-old Oregon woman, who attempted to flee from police officers Sunday night by jumping off a bridge on the Beltline, is now is custody.
According to the Monona Police Department, Leah Andaverde was involved in a domestic disturbance around 9 p.m. Sunday night in Madison. After the incident, Andaverde left on her motorcycle, but then crashed on the westbound Beltline on the Yahara River Bridge, near the Monona Drive exit.
Officials say when a Dane County sheriff's deputy responded to the scene and approached Andaverde, she jumped from the bridge into the marsh. Officials say that it's about a 30-foot drop.
Police say they found footprints leading away from where she landed and evidence that she was injured from the crash.
Monona police say they eventually located Andaverde and that she is now in custody.
Andaverde is receiving medical care at an area hospital for non-life threatening injuries she sustained in the fall.
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