UPDATED: Woman dies after falling onto M60 motorway near Prestwich

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: BREAKING: Traffic chaos after woman falls from bridge onto M60 at Prestwich BREAKING: Traffic chaos after woman falls from bridge onto M60 at Prestwich

A WOMAN has died after falling onto the M60 motorway near Prestwich.

Police confirmed that the woman, aged 69, has died, and that they are currently not looking for anyone else involved in the incident.

Officers were called to the incident between Junction 15 and 16 at 4.55pm, and all lanes of the carriageway were closed until 6pm.

A police spokesman said: “After jumping or falling from the bridge, despite the efforts of emergency services and members of the public, the woman has sadly succumbed to her injuries and passed away.

“We are with her next of kin, and we are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.

“At the moment, we don’t believe there is anybody else involved, but we are continuing to investigate what has happened.”

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