Impaired wrong-way driver stopped in Scottsdale

Posted at 8:41 AM, Dec 18, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-18 10:47:32-05

A wrong-way driver suspected of being impaired and a passenger were arrested Friday in Scottsdale.

Scottsdale Police spokesman Sgt. Ben Hoster said the motorist was driving and struck something, possibly a tree, within the City of Phoenix, but continued on into Scottsdale.

The driver was stopped by officers on Indian School Road and arrested for suspected DUI. A passenger was also arrested suspected of extreme alcohol consumption, he said.

No other details were released.