Police officers from the Prague-Západ district arrived at the scene before 8 o’clock. “Policemen from the intervention unit went to the bridge with a negotiator. There is a man there who is threatening to jump down,” police spokeswoman Michaela Richterová told iDNES.cz around 9:30 a.m. The man communicated with the police, but he was under the influence of alcohol.

Around 12:30, the man was already in the hands of the police, who handed him over to rescuers. No one was injured, and firefighters also helped at the scene.

The train service between Jílové u Prahy and Davle stations was interrupted for about four hours, trains were delayed, bus services could not be arranged. Traffic was restored at 11:45 a.m.