SAN DIEGO – A person threatening to jump onto Interstate 5 from an overpass prompted highway officers to block northbound traffic, according to California Highway Patrol.
Traffic heading north on I-5 at Hawthorn Street was at a standstill around 12:45 p.m. after CHP issued a SIG Alert. Authorities were able to persuade an apparent suicidal man to climb down to safety.
They reopened lanes by 1:15 p.m.
No other information was provided.