Gervais St. bridge now reopened

Lexington County Sheriff's Dept. chopper

COLUMBIA (WACH) -- Gervais St. Bridge has been reopoened.

A Columbia Police Department spokesperson says the crews will continue searching in the river.

Columbia Police Department has been providing traffic control on the city end of the bridge.

Columbia Police Department, Columbia Fire Department and Department of Natural Resources are searching for a person in the Congaree waters.

Witnesses say they heard "a splash" and saw a person struggle.

WACH will provide more information once it becomes available.