Man falls off I-8 overpass, lands on roof

Posted at 4:51 PM, Dec 09, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-09 19:51:51-05
SAN DIEGO – A man was rescued after mysteriously falling off a freeway overpass and landing on a roof in Old Town early Wednesday morning. 
The man told San Diego police he was wandering along the Interstate 8 freeway when he got disoriented and fell off the freeway at the Interstate 5 interchange and landed on a roof. 
Police were unsure when the man fell. He was discovered sometime before 5 a.m. 
Pacific Highway was shut down for several hours while San Diego Fire-Rescue crews rescued the man. They lowered him off the roof in a basket and transported him to a nearby hospital with undisclosed injuries. 
Pacific Highway was reopened around 7 a.m.