Lendal Bridge reopens after man found in critical condition
5:56am 17th February 2017
(Updated 1:56pm 18th February 2017)
Lendal Bridge has reopened after a man was found in critical condition with serious injuries.
Access to Dame Judi Dench Walk remains closed.
Police attended the scene at 3.03am where a man had been found with serious injuries at the bottom of the steps on Dame Judi Dench Walk, Lendal Bridge in York.
The 25-year-old man from London has been taken to LGI where he remains in a critical condition.
Police are continuing to conduct an investigation to determine the full circumstances of the incident.
Anyone who witnessed anything which would be helpful to the investigation is asked to contact police on 101, select option 1 and speak to the Force Control Room. Please quote reference 12170027352.
VIDEO - Police at the scene earlier on Lendal Bridge:
Lendal Bridge has reopened:
Lendal Bridge at 10:30 this morning, with thanks to York Mix:
Empty Lendal Bridge at 7:25am:
Lendal Bridge in the early hours of this morning:
Public transport has been affected:
*Service Update*— BusesinYork (@Buses_York) February 17, 2017
Due to a police incident Lendal Bridge is currently closed. @FirstYork Services 1, 5/5A, 6 and currently delayed
BUS 2 incident Lendal Bridge - diversion Rawcliffe Bar Normal route to Station Ave then back via Borough bridge Rd ^AW— First York (@FirstYork) February 17, 2017
BUS 5 - incident Lendal Bridge - diversion - Normal to the Station then Rougier St Stonebow Lord mayors Walk Clarence St both ways ^AW— First York (@FirstYork) February 17, 2017
BUS 6 Incident at Lendal Bridge - diversion - normal to Rougier then back via Stonebow Lord Mayors Clarence st both ways ^AW— First York (@FirstYork) February 17, 2017
Lendal bridge closed - expect heavier traffic on service 13 across York @iTravelYork— connexionsbuses (@connexionsbuses) February 17, 2017
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