Man charged following drone incident on Severn Bridge

A 30-year-old man has been charged with public nuisance after a drone was flown from the M48 Severn Bridge on New Year's Eve.

It happened at about 8.30am. Traffic on the motorway was delayed while police dealt with a man who had climbed up one of the towers.

Traffic on the Severn Bridge was held up while the situation was resolved. Credit: Highways England

Alexandru Scutaru from Northampton, has been given police bail with conditions not to go to either Severn crossing. He is due to appear before Bristol Magistrates on Thursday 21 February 2019.