UPDATE: According to the Fargo police department, the interstate was blocked as law enforcement responded to the overpass of I-29 to help a man who was believed to be suffering from a mental health issue.

The man was taken to the hospital for a medical evaluation.


Original story posted at 2:42 a.m. on 9/16/21

FARGO-- A portion of Interstate 29 in Fargo was blocked off to passing vehicles early Thursday, September 16 for more than an hour overnight.

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Law enforcement from multiple agencies, as well as the Fargo Fire Department, lined the road near the 13th Ave S exit.

Police officers also diverted traffic in both directions on to 13th Ave S.

It appeared the road was blocked from that point to the I-94 exit to the south.

According to Red River Regional Dispatch, first responders were sent to that approximate location for a call of a medical emergency at approximately 1:20 a.m. on Thursday.

This is a developing story.