Man jumps off bridge to avoid arrest

Pinellas County Deputies are searching for a suspect that jumped off the side of the Bellair Causeway Bridge after a traffic stop early Wednesday morning.
When deputies pulled him over, the white male driver, wearing blue jeans and a dark t-shirt, got out of the car and jumped over the railing of the bridge.
It is unknown why he fled the traffic stop.
Deputies are actively searching for the suspect with the assistance of the US Coast Guard, FWC, PCSO Marine Unit and Flight Section.
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