I-43 temporarily shut down in both directions near Wisconsin and Highland

Updated: 4:19 p.m. on Aug. 4, 2020 

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee police report an individual in crisis jumped from the overpass bridge on the 1000 block of West Wells Street Tuesday, Aug. 4. 

Authorities were first called to the scene around 10:38 a.m. 

After approximately three and-a-half hours, the individual jumped. The 27-year-old man sustained non-life threatening injuries. 

He was transported to the hospital for treatment. 

Street and highway closures reopened to drivers. 

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Updated: 12:37 p.m. on Aug. 4, 2020 

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee police tell CBS 58 officers are currently in the 1000 block of West Wells Street with a person on the overpass. 

The incident has caused street closures on Wells Street from North 10th to North 11th Streets, and I-43.

Police are asking drivers to avoid the area and find an alternate route.

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Published: 11:09 a.m. on Aug. 4. 2020 

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- An incident has shut down I-43 in both directions between Wisconsin Street and Highland Avenue Tuesday, Aug. 4. 

Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office says they are supporting the Marquette Police Department with the full freeway closure. 

This is a developing story. Stick with CBS 58 on air and online for updates. 

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