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DPS: Wrong-way driver along L-101 suspected of impairment

Posted at 4:57 AM, Jul 10, 2020

PHOENIX — A wrong-way driver was taken into custody overnight along Loop 101 in the north Valley.

Arizona Department of Public Safety says they received reports of a westbound vehicle traveling slowly in the eastbound HOV lane near Scottsdale Road.

Troopers made contact with the driver along the Tatum Boulevard off-ramp.

The driver, who has not yet been identified, was taken into custody and is suspected of being impaired.

No collisions or injuries during the incident were reported.