M6 closed overnight after person reported on bridge

The M6 was closed in both directions last night after a person was reported on the wrong side of a bridge, say police.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 16th June 2017, 8:02 am
Updated Wednesday, 21st June 2017, 3:21 pm
The M6 was closed in both directions
The M6 was closed in both directions

The motorway was closed between junctions 31 and 31a at around 5am for less than an hour while emergency services dealt with the incident.

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A spokesman for the police said: "The motorway was closed because somebody was on the wrong side of the bridge.

"The person was taken to hospital by ambulance."

The road was reopened with no further delays.