UPDATE: I-15 reopens in both directions at Flamingo after police help man in emotional distress

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Metro Police say closures of I-15 and Flamingo were due to a man in emotional distress sitting one a freeway sign, threatening to jump. The Nevada Highway Patrol and Clark County Fire Department assisted in the incident Thursday night.

The man voluntarily came down after speaking with officers for an hour and a half. Police noted he was transported for a mental evaluation.

I-15 has since reopened in both directions at Flamingo. RTC says to expect delays and slow traffic.

Avoid the area.

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