Reports of a person possibly wanting to jump from a highway overpass closed lanes of Interstate 80 in Sacramento for approximately an hour Friday morning.
Just after 10 a.m., a man was seen walking in and out of traffic, and according to drivers, he was trying to get hit by passing cars.
Sacramento County sheriff's deputies said the man climbed over a guardrail on the Watt Avenue overpass.
Deputies closed westbound I-80 and both directions of Watt Avenue on the north and southbound sides of I-80 as they talked the man out of jumping and detained him.
The California Highway Patrol tweeted the scene was safe and westbound I-80 was opened to traffic again at 11:26 a.m.