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Authorities rescue Carlsbad woman attempting to jump off freeway overpass

CARLSBAD — Authorities helped a woman in distress last week who attempted to jump off a freeway overpass in Carlsbad.

Officers were dispatched around 10:50 a.m. on March 23 to a “welfare check” call at Palomar Airport Road and Interstate 5, according to the Carlsbad Police Department.

“We helped this woman get off the bridge,” Public Information Officer Denise Ramirez told Coast News.

The victim’s name was not disclosed, and no further information was immediately available.

The San Diego Access and Crisis Line can be reached at 1-888-724-7240.

The ACL offers crisis support, including suicide prevention and crisis intervention, mobile crisis response services, alcohol and substance use referrals and mental health referrals.

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