Bideford bridge death

A MAN had died after falling from the A39 Torridge bridge early this morning. Police received reports that the man, who has not been named, fell on the East-the-Water side of the bridge at around 5.50am. Officers have sealed off the scene and there are ro

A MAN had died after falling from the A39 Torridge bridge early this morning.

Police received reports that the man, who has not been named, fell from the East-the-Water side of the bridge at around 5.50am.

Officers have sealed off the scene and there are road closures in place at the Westleigh junction and A386, which runs beneath the bridge.

A large amount of traffic heading out of Bideford from East-the-Water is currently travelling along the Old Barnstaple road through Eastleigh.


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The A39 is now open.

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