13 trucks line up under a bridge to stop a man from contemplating suicide on Michigan freeway

Screen Shot 2018 04 24 at 8.53.44 PMMichigan State Police Metro Detroit


Over a dozen tractor-trailers parked under a freeway overpass to aid police after they discovered a man was contemplating suicide. Police directed the truckers into their positions in order to limit the man’s fall. The man walked towards the police after a four-hour standoff.

HUNTINGTON WOODS, Mich. (AP) — More than a dozen tractor-trailers lined up beneath a Detroit-area freeway overpass to aid police trying to help a man contemplating suicide.

Michigan State Police Lt. Michael Shaw said troopers received a call early Tuesday about the man standing on an overpass above Interstate 696 in Huntington Woods. As officers routed traffic away, they directed truckers to drive into positions to shorten the fall if the man jumped.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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