Highway 101 Shut Down for Subject on Overpass
Update by edhat staff
Highway 101 was shut down in both directions on Wednesday evening due to a possibly suicidal person threatening to jump from the Las Positas Road overpass.
According to scanner traffic, there were reports of a woman on the freeway sign above the highway. Emergency officials responded while California Highway Patrol shut down the northbound and southbound lanes.
The incident concluded around 9:00 p.m. as the freeway was reopened. The woman was reportedly safely transported to the hospital.
8:42 pm: Highway 101 shutdown. Someone threatening to jump off the bridge by Las Positas?
8:51 pm: Scanner states a person, a woman I think?, threatening to jump from the La Cumbre overpass
8:58 pm: 101 North Bound and Southbound closed right before Las Positas Off ramp. Emergency vehicles every where. 5 or 6 officers are on the North side of the overpass with flashlights shining down 8:30 pm.
9:00 pm: tons of traffic on Highway 101, what's going on?