Woman jumps from Anna flyover in Chennai, dies

Chennai A 26-year old woman jumped to death from the busy Anna flyover near the iconic horse rider statue in Chennai this evening, police said.

The woman, clad in a black jeans and a pink shirt, was a resident of Kodambakkam. She was seen walking on the flyover at around 4 pm and was speaking to someone over the mobile phone, police said.

"For a brief while, she sat on the parapet wall. Traffic officials on the spot instructed her to climb down. She did not bother. In a moment, she fell down from the bridge," a police official told PTI.

She was quickly rushed to the Government Royapettah Hospital where she was declared dead.

Story First Published: September 18, 2013 19:33 IST

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