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DPS stops wrong-way driver after pursuit on Interstate-10

DPS mentioned a girl was arrested after driving within the flawed route alongside I-10 with three youngsters within the automobile.

AVONDALE, Ariz. — A wrong-way driver was arrested after main Department of Safety Troopers on a pursuit on Interstate 10 Thursday night.

According to DPS, round 9 p.m., troopers had been alerted to a wrong-way driver on westbound I-10 close to MP 131 that was touring eastbound within the westbound lanes.

DPS mentioned troopers contacted the automobile that self-corrected and took off from them.

Troopers mentioned a pursuit was initiated, and DPS used a grappler machine to cease the automobile, however it continued to flee. Troopers had been in a position to field the automobile in on westbound I-10 on the Avondale Boulevard off-ramp.

Grapplers are utilized by a number of Valley police businesses to wrap across the rear tire of a automobile making an attempt to evade police.

DPS troopers instructed 12News the feminine driver, recognized as Sadie Kelly, had three youngsters within the automobile and will probably be charged with aggravated DUI. 

No accidents have been reported at the moment.

DPS mentioned the off-ramp is closed whereas troopers work to clear the scene.

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