15 January 2020 16:42

The A47 has been closed due to a 'police incident'.

The A47 has been closed due to a 'police incident'. The road is currently shut between junction 18 of the A15 Lincoln Road and Fulbridge Road in Peterborough. There is significant queuing traffic behind the road closure which is also affecting traffic on the A1. We will have more on this breaking traffic news below in the live blog shortly. We'll have updates from police, as well as diversion routes and information on what happened when get it.

If you have information on this incident and it is safe to do so you can message the newsroom by emailing [email protected] You can also call the newsdesk on 01223632269. For all our traffic news you can join our Cambridgeshire Traffic & Travel group on Facebook. You can also get updates straight to your phone by downloading the CambridgeshireLive app to your smartphone or by singing up to our Whatsapp text alerts, how to sign up in the factbox below. Police have shut the A47 in Peterborough after reports of concern for the welfare of a man.

The Soke Parkway is shut between junction 15 and junction 20, while emergency services deal with the incident. It was closed just after 12.15pm on Tuesday, 15 January. Cars are being diverted via the A1260 and A1139, and the closure is also affecting local bus services.