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Wrong-Way driver on I-10 stopped by officers, troopers in Tucson

Posted at 3:43 AM, Sep 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-25 10:33:55-04

TUCSON, Ariz. — A wrong-way driver heading eastbound on I-10 westbound lanes was able to be stopped with the help of two Arizona agencies Thursday night.

The Arizona Department of Public Safety says it got a call about the wrong-way vehicle around 10:30 p.m. in the area of Milepost 236. Troopers arriving near the vehicle at Milepost 248 saw other emergency vehicles were in the area trying to stop the driver.

Marana Police say there was a short chase before officers and DPS Troopers were able to stop the vehicle. Marana PD says 39-year-old Weston East was arrested for Aggravated DUI, unlawful flight from law enforcement and felony endangerment.

No was was hurt in the incident, but Marana Police say a unit and DPS vehicle both had minor damage.