On January 28, 2023, at approximately 0052 hours the Bloomsburg Police Department and Hemlock Township Police Department were dispatched to the Fernville Bridge for a report of a male that had fallen off the bridge into Fishing Creek.
Two witnesses observed the male fall off the bridge after sitting on the ledge. The witnesses were unable to see the male once he entered the water. Officers from the Bloomsburg Police Department, Hemlock Township Police Department, and Bloomsburg EMS responded. The male was located in the water on the south side of Fishing Creek, approximately 20 yards from the bridge. The male subject was transported to Geisinger Medical Center by Bloomsburg EMS.