Police use bus to break man’s fall from highway bridge

ELK GROVE, Calif. — Police used a tour bus to break a man’s fall from a pedestrian bridge over a busy highway on Friday.

Around 2:40 p.m., an officer spotted the man after he had climbed over the bridge’s fence, broadcast partner KTXL reported. After an officer talked him down, the man tried to climb back over to safety when he lost his grip.

The Elk Grove Police Department said officers acted quickly to move the bus under him.

The scene was clear around 30 minutes later and the bus was sent on its way, according to South Sacramento California Highway Patrol.

Officials have not confirmed the man's condition.