ORLANDO, Fla. (FOX 35 WOFL) - The Florida Turnpike was closed at mile marker 260 in both directions briefly on Tuesday due to man on an overpass in distress, reported the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP).
Trucks could be seen lined up under the overpass. FHP posted a photo of the trucks with the caption "TruckersToTheRescue."
The man was eventually safely removed from the Kirkman road overpass of the Florida Turnpike, reported Orlando police.
UPDATE: Subject is safely down off of the Kirkman Road overpass to the Florida Turnpike.— Orlando Police (@OrlandoPolice) August 28, 2018
Drivers and others in the vicinity: Please be patient - we are getting you moving.
Special thanks to the truck drivers that assisted us out there! pic.twitter.com/F6x3e3ukSC