M42 open after man detained safely

The M42 is now open after a 26 hour closure.

Police had closed the road due to a man threatening to harm himself on a bridge over the carriageway. The man has been detained safely.

Other roads in the area that had been closed are also now open.

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The #M42 is now open btwn J2 & the #M5 in both directions. This includes both link roads from the M5 North and South to the M42(N).

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M42 open after man detained

The M42 has reopened after a man threatening to harm himself was safely detained.