TRAFFIC ALERT: Riverside Drive shut down, man on bridge having mental health crisis


TRAFFIC ALERT: Riverside Drive shut down, man on bridge having mental health crisis

CLARKSVILLE, TN (CLARKSVILLE NOW) – Motorists are asked to avoid Riverside Drive as Clarksville Police work to resolve a situation involving a man having a mental health crisis.

The Clarksville Police Department said they are attempting to negotiate with an individual who is experiencing a mental health crisis on the R.J. Corman Bridge.

Riverside Drive is completely shut down and traffic is being diverted up Crossland Avenue and Commerce Street.

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Negotiators with the Clarksville Police Department are on scene attempting to speak with this individual. Police ask that citizens avoid the area until the situation is resolved.

This article will be updated.


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