Police called to assist man on bridge over M65

The incident occurred near J13 of the M65.
The incident occurred near J13 of the M65.

Authorities were called out to a stretch of the M65 yesterday as concern grew for a man experiencing a crisis on a bridge over the motorway.

The incident occurred near Junction 13 of the motorway, with both police and firefighter crews called out to the scene near Nelson to help deal with the situation.

The operation resulted in major delays, with traffic being affected all the way to Colne.

More information to come...