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Man apprehended after running in and out of traffic along I-25 near Rockrimmon


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) - The morning commute was interrupted Tuesday after a man was seen running across southbound lanes of I-25.


A KRDO employee said that she saw a man running in front of vehicles just before Exit 146 around 8 a.m., and that police were also at the scene.

The Colorado Springs Police Department confirmed the incident, saying that officers were responding to an individual who had been running in and out of traffic on I-25 near the Rockrimmon Boulevard interchange.


A officer at the scene told KRDO that the man may have been suicidal or had an emotional episode, and that police talked him into surrendering while he was sitting on a fence along I-25 above the southbound Rockrimmon exit.

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