April 19, 2022 2.13 pm

Man dies in A46 Lincoln bypass bridge incident

Rest in peace

A man in his 50s has sadly died after police were called to an incident on the A46 Lincoln bypass.

Lincolnshire Police said their force control room received a report that a man was on the bridge between the Carholme and Riseholme roundabouts at 8.22am on Tuesday, April 19.

A section of the road was closed in both directions before later being reopened by police.

A section of the bypass was closed in both directions between the Carholme and Riseholme roundabouts | Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Lincolnshire Police said: “Next of kin have been informed. The death is not being treated as suspicious.

“The road was closed while emergency services dealt with the incident, and has since re-opened.”


Anyone affected by this story can seek help from the Samaritans by calling the charity’s helpline number on 116 123.