TOLEDO, OH (WTVG) — A 51-year-old Toledo man fell head first off of a train overpass. Police call the fall accidental saying he was drunk. It happened around 7:30 Friday night at Detroit and Dura.
Police say Joseph Nurkiewicz, 51, was breathing when they found him in the street, but it appears he has severe head injuries. Sgt. Mark Evanoff of the Toledo Police Department says, “He didn’t know where he was going .”
Toledo police say they were first called to Detroit and Dura Friday night because of a report of a kid throwing rocks. It turns out it was a 51-year-old man who just got kicked out of the Insane Clown Posse concert at Headliners. Sgt. Evanoff says, “He brought some beer with him and they don’t allow any beer here.”
Sgt. Evanoff says officers told Joseph Nurkiewicz to leave and shortly after he fell 25 feet head-first off the bridge over Detroit. “He fell twice, from one level to another, hit his head both times and wound up in the street on Detroit,” says Sgt. Evanoff.
Police say the victim’s son witnessed the fall. “His son was supposedly trying to catch up with him and seen him go over,” Sgt. Evanoff.
There is no word on Nurkiewicz’s condition at this time.