Passer-by stops man from jumping off I-40 overpass in Mt. Juliet - WSMV Channel 4

Passer-by stops man from jumping off I-40 overpass in Mt. Juliet

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(Source: Mt. Juliet Police Department) (Source: Mt. Juliet Police Department)
MOUNT JULIET, TN (WSMV) -

Police in Mt. Juliet say a passer-by stopped a man from jumping onto Interstate 40.

The man had a leg over the Mt. Juliet Road overpass when a good Samaritan grabbed him from the ledge around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

When officers responded, they found the passer-by holding down the 52-year-old man.

The man was taken to the hospital to receive treatment.

The Mt. Juliet Police Department said it is thankful for everyone who stopped to help during the incident.

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