8.30AM: Tailbacks after A19 closed

MOTORISTS are urged to avoid the A19 as a section of the dual carriageway in both directions has been closed.

The road has been closed between the Testo’s roundabout and the A1231 Wessington Way sliproad and tailbacks are quickly building.

The road was closed after police received reports of a woman stood on the wrong side of the railings on a footbridge over the A19 at 6.20am today.