Groom to spend 6 months in jail for causing traffic while proposing to girlfriend

If found guilty, he'll be charged with a Class B misdemeanor and may face a maximum sentence of 6-month jail time and a fine of $2,000

 

A groom-to-be might be spending sometime in jail after pulling a 'successful' marriage proposal to his girlfriend.

24-yr-old Vidal Valladares had stopped traffic on one of Houston's busiest highway to ask his fiancée, Michelle Wycoff to marry him. The video went viral few hours after it was uploaded on Instagram.

His happiness was cut short after the video drew heavy criticism because the proposal had caused a lot of traffic on the busy interstate.

"I just wanted to do something different,"  said the groom-to-be who didn't know his act would cause much chaos.

The Houston Police Department spokeswoman Jodi Silva confirmed that Valladares would be charged for obstructing the highway.

If found guilty, he'll be charged with a Class B misdemeanor and may face a maximum sentence of 6-month jail time and a fine of $2,000.

In the video, Valladares' friends and family who had helped block  traffic for 35 seconds while the proposal to his girlfriend of one year was going on.

"I never really thought about causing an accident. I thought about my girlfriend," he said remorsefully.

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