It was a tense situation above the Atlantic City Expressway in Winslow Twp. for woman who fell from an overpass and the first responders hoping to save her.

The incident took place around 1:30 in the afternoon last Thursday near Exit 41 on the Expressway after police received reports of a woman sitting on the ledge of the overpass.

It appeared to police the woman was attempting to commit suicide, and crisis negotiators were called to the scene to assist, according to

Google Maps
Google Maps

The crisis negotiators and New Jersey State Police were able to convince the woman to move to safety, but as she was doing so, she reportedly lost her balance and fell off the ledge about 20 feet down.

A quick-thinking state trooper, however, was able to partially catch the woman, helping to break her fall. Neither was seriously injured.

Cat Country 107.3 logo
Get our free mobile app

The woman was transported to a nearby hospital for physical and mental evaluation, according to

Praise goes to the first responders, which also includes Gloucester Twp. Police and Winslow Twp. Police, for diffusing a situation that could have ended much differently had they not gotten to that overpass in time.

If Philadelphia Neighborhoods Were Christmas Movie Characters...

We LOVE Christmas much as the next guy so we put all of those years of watching holiday classics to the test when we made this list. We've rounded up more than 16 Philadelphia Neighborhoods to make our list below. Did we get it right?

The 5 Highest Paying Jobs In New Jersey

Everyone wants a good-paying job, and according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, these 5 jobs pay the absolute best in the Garden State.

Best Albums of 2022

Below, check out 2022's best pop albums according to PopCrush.


More From Cat Country 107.3