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Wrong-way driver stopped along Loop 303 near Lake Pleasant

Loop 303 wrong way
Posted at 8:51 AM, Jan 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-06 14:17:12-05

A wrong-way driver was stopped along Loop 303 Wednesday morning.

Surprise police say an officer was getting on Loop 303 and saw a vehicle driving the wrong way. The officer attempted to intervene and stop the vehicle, but the driver continued.

A pursuit was initiated and multiple agencies assisted in getting the suspect stopped near Lake Pleasant Parkway.

No injuries were reported during the incident.

Arizona Department of Public Safety officials say the driver was taken into custody.

No further information has been released about the incident.

Arizona Department of Transportation said all lanes on southbound Loop 303 are now open.