Suicide prevention signs along highway offer hope to motorists



More than a dozen suicide-prevention signs line the overpass that connects the 23 and 118 freeways.

The notices, installed by Caltrans in early June, hope to save lives along the 2.2-mile stretch of road that crosses above Los Angeles and Princeton avenues.

Since the overpass was constructed in 1993, 11 people have jumped off the two 100-foot-tall bridges, according to the Moorpark Police Department.

In 2014, after a 57-year-old Simi Valley man jumped from the overpass, the Moorpark Cit...

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