Updates as traffic stopped on Mersey Gateway Bridge due to a police incident


Traffic was halted on the Mersey Gateway in Cheshire this morning (August 4) due to a police incident.The north side of the road is currently closed due to the ongoing incident.

Details of the incident are not yet known.

There is stationary traffic due to the police incident between Bridgewater Expressway (Runcorn) and A557 Queensway (Widnes).

According to traffic monitoring site Inrix, there is congestion at Halton Lea Junction along the Central Freeway.

Cameras confirmed there was trapped traffic on the bridge affecting traffic crossing the bridge from Runcorn to Widnes.

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