The incident that closed the M6 in both directions today (November 3) was resolved after three members of the public assisted.Advertisement
Police closed the motorway in both directions between junction 27 and 28 after a woman was seen on a gantry above the carriageway.
A statement from Lancashire Police said: “All resolved. Lady came back over the railings and is getting the help she needs. Members of the public assisted at the scene.”
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To the members of the public who assisted with the lady on the bridge over the M6 we salute you. Not all heroes wear a uniform.
— LancsPolice (@LancsPolice) November 3, 2017
The help the three people provided at the scene was described as ‘essential’ by motorway police.
The M6 has now reopened and delays are expected to clear swiftly.