Man taken to hospital after incident on bridge over Dock Approach Road

Essex Police

2230 hrs

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.

2200 hrs

Roads now cleared.

We hope tp have a statement from Essex Police.

2120 hrs

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.

2035 hrs

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.

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