Wrong-way driver stopped on SR-51 in Phoenix Friday morning

Posted at 6:50 AM, Oct 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-08 21:01:18-04

PHOENIX — A driver is in custody after traveling the wrong-way on State Route 51 in Phoenix.

Officials with the Department of Public Safety say troopers stopped the driver at about 3:15 a.m. as it was travel northbound in the southbound lanes.

The driver made contact with another driver, mirror to mirror, prior to being stopped near Camelback Road.

Nobody was reported hurt during the incident, and the wrong-way driver was arrested for felony DUI and endangerment.