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.

By Richard Hunt
Sunday, 2nd May 2021, 6:04 pm
There has been an accident on the M55
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."