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Wrong-way driver stopped on I-17 near Peoria Avenue, taken into custody

I-17 Peoria wrong way
Posted at 6:10 AM, Jun 09, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-09 09:10:12-04

PHOENIX — A wrong-way driver was stopped along Interstate 17 and taken into custody early Thursday morning, Arizona Department of Public Safety officials say.

The incident occurred around 2 a.m. in the area of Peoria Avenue.

DPS says Phoenix police assisted in stopping the wrong-way vehicle.

The driver was reportedly taken into custody.

Fortunately, no known collisions or injuries occurred during this wrong-way incident.

No further information about the incident was immediately provided.