Man falls onto Interstate 10 while climbing on overpass fence

A man climbing the fence at the 7th Avenue overpass above Interstate 10 fell onto the roadway on Tuesday evening in Phoenix.

According to a release, negotiators attempted to talk the man off the fence but during the discussions he fell.

His injuries were described as serious, and he was taken to the hospital. 

Traffic on I-10 was shut down in both directions while negotiations were taking place. The freeway has since been reopened.

Where the incident took place: