A3M shut in suicide bid

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A BUSY road was closed after a man threatened to jump from a bridge.

The A3M northbound was closed at 2.42pm today by police officers because there was a man on Bedhampton Bridge, which crosses over the road, threatening to jump off. He was taken to hospital by ambulance at 3.30pm to be checked over.

The road reopened at the same time.