SAN JOSE (CBS SF) – A suicidal person threatening to jump from a freeway overpass has been taken into custody Monday night, after disrupting traffic on Interstates 280 and 680 for several hours.
Authorities said the man was taken into custody after 7:00 p.m. and all lanes were reported open shortly before 7:30 p.m.READ MORE: UPDATE: Woman Accused of Starting Fawn Fire Was Boiling Bear Urine to Drink
Around 12:50 p.m., officers received a report of a person standing at the overcrossing from southbound Interstate Highway 680 to southbound Interstate Highway 280, CHP Officer Ross Lee told Bay City News Service.
During the closure, southbound Interstate 280 and southbound Interstate 680 were closed at Highway 101. Ramps connecting southbound I-680 and southbound 101, and northbound 101 to northbound 280 were also closed.READ MORE: UPDATE: Moratoriums on Canceling Fire Insurance for California Residents Only a Temporary Fix
Authorities gave the man a pizza, water and a cellphone as they attempted to talk him down.
The CHP said to expect residual delays in the area Monday night.
In December, traffic on Interstate 680 was disrupted for nine hours after a woman threatened to jump off an overpass. The woman was taken from the freeway and was booked into jail. She also was accused of allegedly attacking a sheriff’s deputy.MORE NEWS: Retailers Warn Supply Chain Delays Could Wreak Havoc On Bay Area Holiday Shopping Season
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