A MAN has been taken to hospital after a road closure.

Police were called to Belvedere Road in Newton-le-Willows at around 2.20pm on Friday, August 11, amid safety concerns for a man.

Emergency services arrived at the scene and a police negotiator also attended.

The road was cordoned off between Silverdale Road and Weedon Avenue but a police spokesman said the incident was resolved at around 3pm today, Saturday.

The road was reopened and a man has been taken to hospital for assessment.