UPDATE: Escape attempt leaves one inmate in critical condition


An apparent attempted escape by an inmate being transported from court to the Ingham County Sheriff’s Office forced the closing of US-127 near Jolly Road earlier. The freeway is now back open, according to Capital Area Ingham County Alerts.

6 News is told the inmate was able to open a door on the transport van and jumped out of the moving vehicle onto the highway just after 2:00 p.m..

The inmate is in critical condition this afternoon at a local hospital.

There were no other escapes and no other injuries.

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