Two “police incidents” were reported in the Birkenhead and Waraj tunnels, one of which was closed.
There was temporary traffic at the entrance of Waraj Tunnel A5139 Around 8 pm today, as police filed an incident at M53 Northbound at Junction 1 in Wallace Docklink South.
One witness said there was “a lot of police” in the tunnel Wirral Finish or enter.
Ambulances were also reportedly witnessed on the scene.
One of the photos taken by witnesses showed that there was a huge line nearby. Wallasey The tunnel because the traffic was stationary while the emergency service was dealing with the incident.
“I’ve never seen so many police,” one said on social media.
Spokesman Merseyside Police We confirmed that there was a police incident, which was due to “concerns about human safety.”
“We are worried about someone’s safety and a police case is underway at the Queensway Tunnel. We hope that the tunnel entrance will open soon,” said a police case manager.
Another “police case” was also reported at the Birkenhead tunnel at the A5036 Georges Dockgate, with long lines reported.
According to traffic management system Inrix, the westbound of the Queensway tunnel remains closed.
“The Queen’s Way Tunnel West Bound was closed due to a police incident at the A5036 Georges Dockgate (Birkenhead Tunnel), slowing traffic,” he said.
A spokesperson for the Merseyside Police was asked for a statement regarding the Birkenhead Tunnel case.
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Traffic after a "police incident" at Birkenhead and Warazi Tunnel
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