TOLEDO, OH (WTOL) - A man brought traffic to a standstill and had rescue crews on high alert Saturday around 5 p.m.. The man was swinging from overhead cables on the High Level Bridge,which is officially known as the Anthony Wayne Suspension Bridge, across the Maumee River.
Police say a man climbed onto the suspension cables on the bridge and made it all the way to the top.
He nearly fell several times, but rescuers were able to get him back to the road deck safely.
No word on why this man decided to climb the bridge and make such a dangerous journey.
Police talk man down from Toledo bridge
A man was arrested after climbing the Anthony Wayne Bridge and threatening to jump this weekend, a police report said.
About 5:30 p.m. Saturday, a man was seen dangling from the top supports of the east side of the bridge. He failed to comply when the first police on the scene ordered him to come down. Traffic in both directions was halted as two police negotiators safely talked the man down from the bridge.
He was arrested and taken to St. Charles Hospital, the report sai
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