THE Erskine Bridge has been closed due to a "police incident".

The bridge has been blocked by emergency services after they rushed to the scene.

According to Traffic Scotland, the road is closed to Southbound traffic.

The service is urging people to find alternative routes to travel, if possible.

UPDATE: Police Scotland has confirmed that they were called to a vehicle breakdown, which has now been moved and the road has reopened.

Traffic Scotland said on Twitter: "Erskine Bridge is closed Southbound due to a police incident.

"Emergency services are in attendance.

"Please, use alternative routes where possible."