Wayne State Police officers rescue man off of I-94 overpass

Posted at 6:53 AM, Sep 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-11 06:53:34-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — If you're feeling suicidal or having suicidal thoughts, help is available. Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.

Wayne State police officers are sharing their story of how they saved a man's life on Tuesday.

Dramatic video shows officers rescuing the man off of I-94 overpass near Antoinette and Woodward. Witnesses behind the fence were heard urging the man "not to jump" as police did everything they could to save him.

This unfolded on World Suicide Prevention Day.

Statistics show that someone in the world takes their own life every 40 seconds. Remember, help is always available.