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Spiderman stunt causes M5 road chaos
8:00pm Thursday 26th September 2013 in Devon
A MAN who dressed up as Spiderman and tied himself to a bridge caused major disruption on the M5.
Police barred traffic from leaving the motorway at junction 25 during the three-hour Fathers4Justice protest.
Motorists heading to Taunton from the Mid Devon and Wellington area were forced to continue to North Pertherton and double back on the A38.
The emergency services mounted a huge stand-off operation after the man perched on the outside of the railings in Taunton from 8am on Tuesday.
Michael Waldron, 30, of Wellington, appeared at Taunton Deane Magistrates’ Court the following day charged with with causing a public nuisance.
He was remanded in custody and is due to appear at Taunton Crown Court next month.
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