M602 closed eastbound due to police incident – latest updates

The M602 at Salford was closed eastbound due to a police incident.

The closure affects a section of the motorway at Junction 2, for the A576 Gilda Brook Road, towards Trafford Park and Eccles.

Traffic information service Inrix confirmed the closure in an update at 2:20 a.m., adding that a detour was in place.

It said, “The onward M602 is closed due to a police incident at J2 A576 Gilda Brook Road (Trafford Park / Eccles). Detour – via exit and entry cards.”

Traffic cameras near the scene showed a largely empty highway in the early hours of Friday.

There are no details at this time on the nature of the police incident, or whether there were any injuries that resulted from it.

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