Donald, where's your troosers? Man in boxers is detained after bringing M8 to standstill

The M8 came to a standstill this morning after a pedestrian wearing nothing but boxers shorts was spotted running across it.

Loading Comments
Share
Print
This picture circulated around Twitter.

Police raced to the scene shortly before 7am today on the M8 near Harthill and Shotts, and detained him after he caused a build up of traffic heading towards Edinburgh.

Police Scotland said: “We received reports at 6.53am this morning of a man walking on the live carriageway of the M8 close to Junction 5 eastbound at Shotts. Officers attended and a man has been detained.”

Investigations are underway.

Automotive

Commenting & Moderation

We moderate all comments on Evening Times on either a pre-moderated or post-moderated basis. If you're a relatively new user then your comments will be reviewed before publication and if we know you well and trust you then your comments will be subject to moderation only if other users or the moderators believe you've broken the rules

Moderation is undertaken full-time 9am-6pm on weekdays, and on a part-time basis outwith those hours. Please be patient if your posts are not approved instantly.

166347

Have you got a story?

Contact the news desk on 0141 302 6520 or email news@eveningtimes.co.uk
A weekly round up of social highlights

A weekly round up of social highlights

Cat's Eyes on Glasgow

Where to find the best scares this Hallowe'en... if you dare

Times Out

Entertainment

Lifestyle

TV Advert
Gail’s Gab

Gail’s Gab

Gail Sheridan is a mother-of-one and wife to Tommy and she likes to get political with the hot topic of the week in her column Gail’s Gab.

Games news:

Sussed in the city

Michelle McManus

Special cause helped me to keep off wine

Janice Bell

Janice Bell

You couldn’t make up half the stuff that happens to PA Janice Bell- some of the jams she gets herself into are worth a story or two.