Phoenix driver in custody after causing wrong-way crash on I-10 Sunday

Driver in custody after wrong-way crash on I-10 Sunday
Posted at 5:53 AM, Oct 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-25 08:50:19-04

PHOENIX — A driver is in police custody after going the wrong way on Interstate 10 Sunday.

Just after 2 a.m., the Department of Public Safety was notified of a thermal camera activation for a wrong-way vehicle traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes of I-10 around 16th Street in Phoenix.

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A short time later, a crash was reported in the area of Roosevelt Street.

DPS says nobody was hurt in either of the vehicles involved.

The driver of the wrong-way vehicle was taken into custody for suspected impairment, officials said.

DPS hasn't released any other details at this time.