Naked Man Flees Ambulance, Dies on Highway

  on December 24 2011 9:26 AM

A naked man jumped from an ambulance on the freeway and died after he was hit by a truck.

The California Highway Patrol said the man was in an ambulance in Tustin when he began acting erratically. The ambulance was heading north on Interstate 5. CHP Officer John Patterson told The Orange County Register that the driver stopped in the interstate's center divider and the man, naked, jump out the back.

The CHP officer said, according to The Associated Pres, the man jumped the divider's concrete wall, ran across southbound lanes, and onto a connector road, where an off-duty deputy grabbed him and tried to calm him down.

The man then reportedly broke free and jumped in fronnt of a pickup truck that killed him. The man's name has not been released.

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