A woman has been detained under the mental health act after being brought down from a bridge over the M62 .
The drama shortly before midnight saw the motorway closed for more than an hour.
Police confirmed they were called to a house in Lockwood on Wednesday night because of concerns over the woman’s safety.
As part of their enquiries they then found the woman, who is aged in her 20s, on a bridge at Scammonden , over the motorway.
Both carriageways were closed for more than an hour.
The woman was brought down from the bridge, and has been detained under the mental health act.
The M62 was reopened at about 1am on Thursday.