'Concern for welfare incident' closes Waterloo Road in Blackpool

A busy A-road was closed due to a welfare incident in the resort this afternoon (June 3).

Thursday, 3rd June 2021, 7:09 pm
Updated Thursday, 3rd June 2021, 7:12 pm

Waterloo Road was closed shortly after 5.30pm today (June 3) due to the incident.

A closure was also put in place down Seasiders Way, which passes under Waterloo Road.

The incident concerned a "woman on a bridge", a spokesman for Lancashire Police said.

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Around 10 minutes later, at 5.40pm, officers confirmed the incident had been resolved and the roads had reopened.

"Many thanks to everyone for their co-operation and understanding while we dealt with the incident," they added.

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Waterloo Road was closed due to a concern for welfare incident.
Waterloo Road was closed due to a concern for welfare incident.