Updated: Jun 26
Police negotiatorss prevent suicide by man threatening to jump
Story Updatee: Police negotiation deescalated a situation where a man had driven his girlfriend’s car onto the bridge and exited it while threatening to commit suicide.
Police used crisis intervention techniques and a negotiations specialist, along with information from the girlfriend, to convince the man to be taken into custody and transported to a local hospital for treatment.
The Mid-Hudson Bridge has been closed to traffic for an emergency situation Monday afternoon, according to city police. The closure began around 4:30 pm.
Police are currently negotiating with an individual on the span that is contemplating suicide. The bridge will remain closed during the course of the incident.
As of 4:30 pm the bridge was closed, and it still remains closed at 7pm and there is no recent report of the outcome.
Source: Mid Hudson News
As of 4:30 pm the bridge was closed, and it still remains closed at 7pm