We will be bringing you the latest as a road in St Helens has been closed both ways by police this morning.

Travel monitors INRIX said North Road had been closed just before 5.30am "due to a police incident" from Ward Street to A570 Duke Street.

INRIX add: "The road will be closed throughout the morning."

At this stage the reason behind the police call-out and road closure is unknown but we hope to get official information from Merseyside Police.

The AA have also warned motorists about the closure on its website stating: "Road closed due to police incident on North Road both ways from Ward Street to A570 Duke Street. The road will be closed throughout the morning."

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This is what travel monitors INRIX say:

"North Road in both directions closed due to police incident from Ward Street to A571 College Street (The Landings). Traffic is coping well.

"The road will be closed throughout the morning."

North Road in St Helens (Image: Google)

WHAT WE KNOW SO FAR

A road in St Helens has been closed both ways by police this morning.

Travel monitors INRIX said North Road had been closed just before 5.30am "due to a police incident" from Ward Street to A570 Duke Street.

INRIX add: "The road will be closed throughout the morning."

North Road in St Helens

At this stage the reason behind the police call-out and road closure is unknown but we hope to get official information from Merseyside Police.

The AA have also warned motorists about the closure on its website stating: "Road closed due to police incident on North Road both ways from Ward Street to A570 Duke Street. The road will be closed throughout the morning."

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