ESSEX Police were contacted at 7.55pm on Monday June 26 with concerns for the welfare of a man on a bridge on the A1089 in Grays.
Officers spoke to the man and he was brought to safety. He was detained under the Mental Health Act and taken to hospital.
The road was closed in both directions until about 9.30pm while emergency services were on scene.
Roads now cleared.
We hope tp have a statement from Essex Police.
Reports that police are speaking to a distressed male near to the bridge over the Dock Approach Road.
A1089 btwn A126 and A13 (nr Grays) closed in both ways due to a @EssexPoliceUK led incident. Affecting @LondonPortAuth #Tilbury traffic.
ROUTE 73A: Due to a Police incident above the A1089, buses are unable to serve Woodview or Palmers College BOTH WAYS. Buses on diversion
Essex Police: We are currently dealing with an incident near to A1089 which has resulted in a number of road closures in the area.