Concern for man on bridge
EMERGENCY services raced to the Tay Road Bridge in the early hours of today after concerns were raised for a man on the road.
Police, coastguard and Broughty Ferry lifeboat crews were launched after reports of a man walking on t he carriageway at around 12.45am.
The bridge was closed soon after staff became aware of his presence.
Officers were called to the scene to deal with the incident and the man was thereafter assisted by police.
Tay Road Bridge staff later t weeted t hat t he bridge had re-opened and traffic was running normally.
A spokeswoman from HM Coastguard said: “Crews received a call at around 12.45am to attend the Tay Road Bridge after reports of a man in difficulty. We later stood down and the man was taken i nto the care of police.”
Lifeboats from Broughty Ferry were launched at 12.50am but were not required to assist further with the operation.