Police are trying to find out why a man jumped from the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial Bridge in Youngstown.

Officers were called to the bridge spanning Market Street at around 10 am where a passerby reported a possible jumper.

Police say they never got to talk to the man before he jumped to from the bridge to the area next to the Youngstown Community Amphitheater.

Police say the man was still alive.  He was taken to the hospital by ambulance. There is no word on his condition.

The bridge was blocked by police cruisers during the incident.