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595, SR 84 reopen after man threatens to jump

Motorists were asked to avoid the area due to police activity

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DAVIE, Fla. – A man threatening to jump off a highway overpass shutdown traffic in parts of Broward County on Tuesday afternoon.

Emergency crews responded to a call of a person off an I-595 overpass near State Roads 7 and 84, plus the Florida Turnpike.

Police shut down northbound State Road 7 and both exits from State Road 7 to I-595.

After speaking with the man he surrendered to police and all roads are now reopened.