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A Man Wearing Only Tartan Boxer Shorts Has Been Arrested After Running Across The M8 Motorway

The incident caused considerable delays.

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Police in Scotland have arrested a man after he was found running across the M8 motorway, wearing only a pair of tartan boxer shorts.

Police in attendance #M8 J5 Shotts - pedestrian still currently running between *both carriageways* traffic slow b/ways @LoveWestLothian

Traffic Scotland@trafficscotland

Police in attendance #M8 J5 Shotts - pedestrian still currently running between *both carriageways* traffic slow b/ways @LoveWestLothian

7:22 AM - 06 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Police Scotland said officers received a call at 6:55am reporting a man walking in the traffic.

David Mackay / Via Twitter: @DavidMackay

“Officers attended and a man has been detained,” a spokeswoman added.

The BBC reports the man was later taken to hospital where he required treatment for a head injury.

Thankyou to @trafficscotland for keeping you updated on the disruption to the M8 traffic this morning. 30 yo male has been detained.

MotherwellPolice@MotherwellPol

Thankyou to @trafficscotland for keeping you updated on the disruption to the M8 traffic this morning. 30 yo male has been detained.

10:09 AM - 06 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Earlier this week, One Direction fans were also caught up in delays on the M8 when a startled cow ran into the road.

Here is the culprit! Cow causing a havoc at J3 #M8 Livingston.

Traffic Scotland@trafficscotland

Here is the culprit! Cow causing a havoc at J3 #M8 Livingston.

5:33 PM - 03 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite