46 Year Old William Walters Faces Obstructing a Roadway & Disorderly Conduct After He Climbed the Highway Sign And Shut Down Nashville Highway for Hours
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46 year old William Walters might be one of the most least popular individuals in Nashville, Tennessee. Walters faces charges of obstructing a roadway and disorderly conduct after he climbed the highway sign at Rt 65 and Rosa Parks Boulevard just before 3:30 p.m and shut down the highway and caused traffic jams for 2 hours. In the video below, the man can be seen walking back and forth on the highway sign. Eventually, this William Walters was was removed from the sign and taken to the hospital for observation. As if rush hour traffic isn’t bad enough without having some nut-job performing a stunt like this.
A man persuaded to climb down from a sign above Interstate 65 early Tuesday evening after causing a 2-hour shut down will be facing charges.
Metro police told News 2 the man, identified as 46-year-old William Walters, was taken to a hospital for a mental observation. He wasn’t physically injured.
Walter faces charges of obstructing a roadway and disorderly conduct after he climbed the highway sign before 3:30 p.m.
Authorities shut down I-65 in both directions at Rosa Parks Boulevard for hours, causing serious traffic delays and back ups through the area.
Drivers were eventually turned around and rerouted in southbound lanes around 5 p.m., but northbound drivers were at a standstill until Walters was convinced by negotiators to come down just before 6 p.m.