PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say a 22-year-old woman jumped into the Intracoastal Waterway while fleeing police.
A Palm Beach marine officer pulled Aja Nicole Simes from the water about 10 minutes after she jumped off the Flagler Memorial Bridge Sunday morning.
She is a suspect in an accident that occurred early Sunday.
Police say she took off after an officer stopped her for having an obscured license plate. She crashed into a fence at the Palm Beach Country Club and, as an officer approached her, she took off on foot.
A tip led officers to the bridge, where they attempted to grab her.
But she got away and dove off the bridge.
She was charged with a felony for fleeing and eluding a police
officer, and various misdemeanors.
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