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DPS: Possible wrong-way driver causes rollover crash on SR-87 near Gilbert Road

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Posted at 9:58 PM, Feb 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-20 10:17:07-05

MESA, AZ — Crews are investigating a possible wrong-way rollover collision on State Route 87 north of Gilbert Road Thursday night.

DPS troopers say they were notified of the crash around 9:10 p.m.

Officials say a report indicates this incident may have involved a wrong-way vehicle in the area.

Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community police said the victim suffered minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital.

The suspect left the scene and was later found in the desert area by authorities. They were arrested and booked for multiple charges that police did not reveal.