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.
This morning (Friday), around 3 AM, a vehicle traveling wrong-way sideswiped another car on State Route 51. #AZTroopers successfully stopped the wrong-way driver before anyone was killed. The driver was arrested for felony DUI and Endangerment.#CourteousVigilance pic.twitter.com/6pChmlyqft— Dept. of Public Safety (@Arizona_DPS) October 9, 2021
Nobody was reported hurt during the incident, and the wrong-way driver was arrested for felony DUI and endangerment.