Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee 2022-05-19 19:11:15 –
Nashville, Tennessee (WTVF) —Metro police responded to a woman walking beside the I-40 with a knife shouting “help.”
The Hermitage unit was sent to the scene to stop all traffic to the east near Milemarker 214. Police used a new initiative, Partners in Care, to connect women and counselors and resolve the situation peacefully.
Police say police officers used a taser to transfer the woman to the hospital for evaluation after she determined she was not responding to the crisis intervention.
All lanes that were blocked on the I-40 Eastbound have been reopened.
Police have not released information on the identity of the woman or other details regarding the incident.
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