Woman taken to hospital as police called to welfare incident on bridge over A47 in Peterborough this morning

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Police were called to Eye Green early on Friday morning.

A section of the A47 has reopened after a woman jumped from a bridge on Friday morning (August 11).

Residents reported seeing the air ambulance attend the scene – close to the Eye Green roundabout – at around 7am.

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The woman was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries, Cambridgeshire Police have confirmed to this newspaper.

The Eye Green A47 roundabout.The Eye Green A47 roundabout.
The Eye Green A47 roundabout.

A police spokesperson said: “This was a concern for welfare incident for a woman on the bridge over the A47.

"She jumped and has been taken to hospital, but her injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.”

Delays were reported on the A47 Thorney Road Eastbound as police closed the road.

It has since reopened.