Police called to ‘distressed’ man on Torridge Bridge

15:09 28 November 2012

Traffic jam

Traffic jam

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Bideford-bound traffic is currently tailed back several miles.

TRAFFIC is building on the A39 at the Torridge Bridge after police were called out by a member of the public concerned for a man’s welfare today (Wed).

Officers and an ambulance arrived at the scene at 2.25pm after a 999 call reported a man was crouched over looking distressed.

The 28-year-old from the Bideford area is currently being checked out by paramedics.

Bideford-bound traffic is tailed back several miles and motorists are advised to seek an alternative route.

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