– Ricki Whitmore
I can't work, I'm living away from my family - and all because of a spider bite. I'm just lucky to still have my leg - but we won't be going on holiday to the Canaries this year!
A man from east London has reportedly been attacked by a venomous spider, known as a 'false widow'. Ricki Whitmore claims the spider bit him causing his leg to swell. He ended up in hospital on an antibiotic drip.