Grounded but alive: Boy stopped by police as he cycled along M60

A Manchester boy has been stopped by police cycling over Barton Bridge on the M60

The M60 motorway (Photo: Ian S/CC2.0)

A boy of about 12 has been stopped by police after he ended up cycling on the M60 after taking a detour en route to the Trafford Centre, Manchester.

The boy was picked up by traffic police on Barton Bridge on Tuesday afternoon, according to to the Manchester Evening News.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.