A WOMAN is in hospital in a serious condition after falling from a bridge at the East Lancs Road.

Police and the air ambulance were called out at around 1.25pm today, Tuesday, April 6 to reports of a woman in her 30s falling from the Lady Pilkington Bridge off Abbey Road, Windlehurst. 

St Helens Star:

She has been taken to hospital in a serious condition. 

Road closures remain in place and motorists are advised to avoid the area.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or has any information, CCTV, or dashcam footage, is asked to contact @MerPolCC, 101 quoting ref. 390 of 6 April or Crimestoppers, anonymously on 0800 555111.

St Helens Star:

There is currently heavy traffic between City Road (Moss Bank turn-off) and A570 Rainford Road (Windle Traffic Lights) and traffic between the M6 and Liverpool is affected.