Thursday 29 February 2024
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Updates: Trent Bridge closed both ways – major emergency response

Trent Bridge has been closed to traffic in both directions because of a police incident.

Nottinghamshire Police confirm there are concerns for the safety of a woman.

They were called to the scene at 5:10 pm.

Specialist fire and rescue units are at the scene near the suspension bridge.

Three EMAS incident units are at the bridge.

The bridge remains closed to traffic and pedestrians.

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A water rescue boat is in the water but it is unclear if a search is underway.

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Three fire appliances and two police cars are currently at the scene – the nature of the incident is known.

AA Roadwatch reports:

‘Road closed and queueing traffic due to police incident on A60 Trent Bridge both ways between Arkwright Street and Trentside North.

‘Congestion to the London Road Island for traffic heading fron the City Centre. The bridge was closed shortly before 17:30.’

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Emergency Help

Although the Police are not mental health professionals and generally not the best option to get help, Police and Ambulance services will respond to a mental health incident where there is an immediate, life threatening emergency in progress. In these circumstance call 999.

The Police do not complete general safe and well checks or concerns for safety for matters that are health related.

Where the concern is not an immediate, life-threatening emergency then there are designated commissioned mental health services that can assist.

Adult help

24 hour mental health crisis line: 0808 196 3779.

Members of the public can call 24 hours per day 7 days per week and speak to a mental health professional. They will help and ensure the right service / help is given or signposted to.

If you or the person is already open to a mental health service in Nottinghamshire then you can call the crisis team covering your location. Numbers for the crisis team are:

  • Nottingham City: 0300 300 0065
  • South Nottinghamshire (Broxtowe, Gedling, Rushcliffe and Hucknall): 0300 123 2901
  • Mansfield and Ashfield: 0115 956 0860
  • Bassetlaw: 0300 123 1804 (7.30am until 9pm) 0115 956 0860 (9pm until 7.30am).

Talking therapies

Feeling stressed, low or anxious and want to access a range of talking therapies? Please visit Let’s Talk Wellbeing: for free NHS provision / self-referral.

Children and young people

CAMHS Crisis Number: 0115 844 0560 (24 hour line)

Other options to consider