Motorist Driving Wrong Way in Tucson Stopped by Police
Posted on behalf of Phillips Law Group on Sep 25, 2020 in Local
TUCSON, AZ – Police with two different agencies were able to stop a wrong-way driver on eastbound I-10 Thursday evening before he caused a serious accident, KGUN 9 reports.
The Arizona Department of Public Safety received reports of a westbound car in the eastbound lanes of I-10 near milepost 236 at approximately 10:30 p.m. Troopers were dispatched to milepost 248, where they assisted Marana police in safely stopping the vehicle and apprehending its driver.
The 39-year-old motorist has been charged with aggravated DUI, unlawful flight from law enforcement, and felony endangerment. No injuries were reported, although two police vehicles were damaged in the operation.
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