Investigation closes Interstate 10 at State Route 202 - Fox29 WFLX TV, West Palm Beach, FL-news & weather

Man jumps from I-10 overpass in Phoenix


Phoenix police say a man has died after jumping from a freeway overpass.

Authorities say the man jumped from an overpass on Interstate 10 near Pecos Road sometime after 9 a.m.

Sgt. Steve Martos says the man was declared dead at the scene.

Martos did not release any other information.

Arizona Department of Transportation officials say I-10 westbound at the Loop 202 Santan Freeway and a ramp from Pecos Road eastbound leading to the I-10 have reopened.

Investigators had closed both areas for several hours after the incident.

ADOT says traffic backup will likely remain and drivers should expect delays.

They say motorists from Casa Grande going to Phoenix should consider exiting by way of northbound State Route 587 to avoid traffic jams.

Copyright 2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly

1100 Banyan Blvd.
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

FCC Public File
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 Raycom Media. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.