Motorway closed after fears for man on bridge

By Antony Clay | 28/06/2017

Motorway closed after fears for man on bridge

CONCERNS for the welfare of a man on a bridge prompted police to close a stretch of the M1 this morning.

The road was closed in both directions between junctions 36 and 37 for a short time, causing traffic tailbacks.

A spokeswoman for South Yorkshire Police said: “The motorway was closed following concerns about a man on a bridge.”

The spokswoman said the man was eventually taken away safely by the police and the road reopened.

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