VIDEO: Incident on Scarborough's Valley Bridge that began at lunchtime is resolved

An incident on Valley Bridge in Scarborough has been resolved, and roads are now open again

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 13th November 2018, 5:43 pm
Updated Tuesday, 13th November 2018, 6:24 pm
Valley Road was closed
Valley Road was closed

The closure of Valley Bridge Parade, and Valley Road beneath the bridge, led to long queues of traffic around the town centre and Weaponness area at teatime rush-hour.

The bridge was closed at lunchtime after Police were called to concerns over the welfare of a young man. Specially trained officers had been brought in.

Valley Road was closed

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North Yorkshire Police announced on Twitter at 6pm that roads had reopened.

Valley Road had been closed to traffic at its junction with Westbourne Grove. There was another closure, to pedestrians, at the junction with Grosvenor Road. Valley Road was also closed at its other end, at Aquarium Top.