Sacto 9-1-1
January 3, 2013
Firefighters rescue person from Highway 50 overpass

Two lanes of eastbound Highway 50 in the Rosemont area were closed during the evening commute while firefighters rescued an individual threatening to jump from the Mayhew Road overpass.

Capt. Jon Rudnicki, Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District spokesman, said fire crews were dispatched about 5:15 p.m. He said the individual was on the outside of the fence on the overpass.

The two right lanes were closed to traffic as crews used a ladder truck on Highway 50 to help guide the individual to a hole that firefighters on the overpass had cut in the fence. After being helped to safety, the individual was checked out by paramedics and taken into custody by sheriff's deputies.

Rudnicki said the rescue took about 40 minutes.

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