Air ambulance and cordon shuts down Wilmslow Road due to ‘police incident’


Wilmslow Road in South Manchester has been shut down and cordoned off following a police incident this evening.

Pictures from the scene show part of the road at Burton Road junction blocked off with police tape and it has been reported that an air ambulance has landed in a nearby park.

Transport for Greater Manchester tweeted: “Wilmslow Road is closed at the junction of Burton Road due to a police incident. Allow extra time for your journey.”

There are several police and ambulance services currently at the scene.


An eyewitness has reported that forensic officers are now at the scene, which is close to Egerton Crescent.

Greater Manchester Police are yet to comment.

This is a breaking news story. More to follow.

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