Police attend incident outside Colchester Hospital

Essex Police have been attending an incident in Turner Road, outside Colchester Hospital Picture: G

Essex Police have been attending an incident in Turner Road, outside Colchester Hospital Picture: GOOGLE MAPS - Credit: GOOGLE MAPS

Essex Police briefly blocked the main road into Colchester Hospital while dealing with an incident.

A spokeswoman for Essex Police confirmed officers were at the scene after receiving reports concerning the safety of a woman.

Buses were diverted away from the hospital via Northern Approach Road, with tailbacks stretching as far as Mill Road and the A134.

The spokeswoman said a woman is now in the care of health professionals.

The road reopened shortly after 3.30pm.


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