Girl tries committing suicide, jumps off catwalk bridge

BRAZIL – A 14-year-old girl tried taking her own life on Wednesday afternoon in Sumaré.

Various pieces of footage show the teenager jump off a catwalk bridge on Julio de Vasconcelos Avenue.

According to reports, the girl’s mother was on the scene along with security officials, trying to convince her not to jump. Fortunately, traffic was completely stopped in both upcoming lanes.

The girl was taken to a nearby hospital where she suffered a fractured leg, as well as injuries to her back. She is expected to make a full recovery.