LONDON - SEPTEMBER 26: An ambulance parked outside the Accident & Emergency department at a London Hospital on September 26 2007 in London, England. PM Gordon Brown has announced plans to make the National Health Service a top priority, increasing funding with ?50 million from strategic health authority budgets. (Photo by Cate Gillon/Getty Images)

In case you haven’t seen this, a man with surgical bandages covering parts of his head and face was filmed walking down the middle of a busy Los Angeles freeway.  He’s also wearing hospital scrubs, and holding a knife at his side.

This was before Halloween so it looked like a prank.  Cars slowed down, but mostly to avoid hitting him.  The woman who shot the video pulled over to check on the guy, and that’s when she saw that his eyes were closed.

She called 911 and authorities took him to the hospital where he was put on a 72-hour mental health hold.

Knife-Wielding Man With Bandages on Face Wanders LA Freeway

Los Angeles woman shaken when she sees a man with a bandaged head and hand wandering the freeway carrying a knife with his eyes closed. Azhar Fateh is a New York based multimedia journalist.

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