WATCH THIS: Man Climbs Traffic Light In Midtown Manhattan, Causing Gridlock


A man scaled a traffic pole, and mounted himself on a traffic light in Midtown Manhattan on Wednesday.

The incident happened at the intersection of West 36th Street near 6th Avenue at around 2:00PM.

Video footage posted below show throngs of people watching the man, as a police van awaited the arrival of the NYPD’s Emergency Service Units.

Police arrived and took the man into custody, and EMS transported him to a hospital for a psychiatric evaluation.

*****SIGN UP NOW —- GET YOUR NEWS IN RECORD TIME***** Make sure you are one of the more than 22,000 that signed up to YWN WhatsApp Status to receive news in live time. Click this link – or send a message to 1-888-4-YW-NEWS (888-499-6397) – to see our status posts*****

(YWN World Headquarters – NYC)