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Echuca-Moama Bridge

Echuca-Moama Bridge

The bridge is open to traffic

The Echuca-Moama Bridge has been re-opened following an incident earlier this afternoon.

Police have thanked motorists for their patience.

Murray River Police District Inspector Paul Huggett said a car was traveling across the bridge towards Moama when the male passenger allegedly became violent and aggressive, and grabbed the steering wheel.

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The driver stopped the car out of safety concerns and emergency services were called.

NSW Police and Ambulance Victoria were on scene.

The bridge was closed initially, before re-opening with traffic directed around the scene.

Traffic was affected for just under an hour, causing grid-lock across the twin towns.

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