UPDATE: First responders recovered a body in the water below the Thomas Johnson Bridge at approximately 9:16 a.m.
They are transporting the patient to a nearby hospital with CPR in progress. We will continue to provide any additional updates as they are made available.
UPDATE AT 8:45 AM: Police recently announced that the Governor Thomas Johnson Bridge has been reopened.
SOLOMONS, Md. — The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office recently announced that the Thomas Johnson Bridge, one of two connecting points for St. Mary’s and Calvert County, will be temporarily shut down.
If you know someone in a crisis, you can direct them to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
You can call them at 1-800-273-8255 or text HELLO to 741741, which is the Crisis Text Line. Both services are free and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. All calls are confidential.
For more information, check out the official website for the National Institute of Mental Health.
We will continue to provide more details as they are made available.