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Hwy 178 closed for short time in both directions due to potential jumper

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Posted at 1:22 PM, Jan 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-10 16:23:27-05

Officers were able to talk a woman off a bridge on Mt. Vernon and Highway 178 on Wednesday afternoon, Bakersfield police said.

Highway 178 was closed in both directions for a short time, but the highway has been reopened.

No injuries were reported.