M55 junction reopened after incident on bridge

The M55 at junction 4 near Marton in Blackpool is back open again after an incident caused temporary closure.

Sunday, 2nd May 2021, 6:04 pm
There has been an accident on the M55

Motorists were held up for an hour because of the incident, which was not caused by a road accident as initially believed but due to concerns over the safety and wellbeing of a man on the bridge at Marton Circle.

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The police and an ambulance attended the scene.

Insp Mark Hughes, of Blackpool Police, said: "The situation has been successfully resolved.

"The gentleman is safe and well and traffic has returned to normal."