DENVER -- A man was stuck in a storm drain on northbound Interstate 25 at 20th Street on Friday evening, according to the Denver Fire Department.
A large number of first responders worked to rescue him. Several lanes of northbound I-25 were blocked during the operation.
Firefighters opened the grate covering the drain and eventually helped him out. He was put on a stretcher and taken to an ambulance. His condition was not immediately known.
Drivers on I-25 said they heard screams and saw a hand sticking up through a storm drain grate on the highway. Some called police.
The Denver Police Department did not know how the man got in the drain.