Pacifica police officers responded to a man who was having an apparent mental health crisis at about 4:30 p.m. on Friday.

The man called 911 to say he was driving on Highway 1 but he was making erratic statements and said he wanted to harm himself, according to a Pacifica Police press release. The dispatcher attempted to get the man to stop and talk to officers, who found him driving erratically on Highway 1 near Crespi Drive.

The subject stopped near Highway 1 and San Pedro Avenue. Officers established communication and used crisis intervention skills to gain the man’s cooperation. He was taken to a local facility for assistance.

Traffic in the area was briefly impacted during the call.

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