Massive turnovers as hundreds flock to beach for the holidays
Queues formed on the coastal road heading to Ainsdale Beach this morning, where blocked traffic brought cars to a halt.
Hundreds of people have flocked to the coastal areas of our region to make the most of the sunny weather on Monday holiday.
Long delays could be seen stretching along Shore Road and Coastal Road as people wait to arrive on the beach.
Visitors have also been lining up to access the parking lot at Formby Beach since this morning, with spaces filling up quickly.
Cars full of people were turned back before noon as families flocked to the area to try and make the most of the sun.
The popular beauty spot is often found to be popular with visitors on sunny days, especially during mid-term and summer vacation.
And with overseas travel still out of reach for many of us, it looks like Formby and Ainsdale are proving particularly popular this holiday weekend.
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Visitors also arrived on foot at Formby Beach, with cars being forced to turn around after learning the parking lot was full.
Yesterday, dozens of drivers received parking tickets in the area. Merseyside Police were made aware of the situation and issued 70 separate traffic violation reports for parking violations around the Formby area yesterday (Saturday).
Officers also remained at Formby Beach today after a 20-year-old man fought for his life in an incident last night.
Earlier today, Merseyside Police confirmed that a 20-year-old man was in critical but stable condition after Sunday’s horror attack.
In another update this afternoon, a police spokesperson said the man was now in stable condition in hospital.
The other two victims, aged 20 and 16, are described as being in serious condition but not life threatening.