Police close motorway as man found on the carriageway

Traffic on the M6 after a person fell onto the motorway from the foot bridge off Franklands Drive, Brookfield
Traffic on the M6 after a person fell onto the motorway from the foot bridge off Franklands Drive, Brookfield
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A MAN was taken to Royal Preston Hospital after falling from a bridge on the M6 motorway.

The man was found on the carriageway of the motorway shortly after 8.30am today.

Police closed lanes three and four of the road between junctions 31 and 32 as paramedics rushed to the scene. The M55 slip road onto the M6 was also closed for a short time.

All lanes of the motorway have now been reopened following the incident.