Woman on wrong side of M62 bridge barriers talked down by police

A woman in her 40s has been taken to hospital after being talked down from a bridge on the M62 by police.

Sunday, 6th January 2019, 11:51 am
Updated Wednesday, 9th January 2019, 1:30 pm
File pic: M62

West Yorkshire Police received a number of calls around 10am this morning raising concerns for the woman.

Officers attended and closed the bridge on the M62 after Bradley roundabout towards Bradford.

Insp Tom Harrison said: "We attended and within 30 to 40 minutes managed to bring her to the right side (of the barriers) and talk her down.

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"She was taken to hospital for further support."

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