Road temporarily closed at Parkway in Bury St Edmunds after reports of man threatening to jump

Parkway multi-storey car park in Bury St Edmunds.

Parkway multi-storey car park in Bury St Edmunds. - Credit: Gregg Brown

Police temporarily closed Parkway in Bury St Edmunds this afternoon following reports a man was threatening to jump off the multi-storey car park.

Emergency services were called at 1.36pm by a member of the public.

Police closed the road at 1.43pm, and re-opened it at 1.55pm.

The man is being given care by the ambulance service.

A working group of councillors, emergency services and charities are looking at ways to improve the car park in the wake of a number of similar incidents at the site.


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Anyone affected by this issue can call the Samaritans on 08457 90 90 90.

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