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Wrong way driver arrested on I-17


NEW RIVER – A wrong-way driver was arrested early on the morning of Nov. 20 after driving southbound in the northbound I-17 lanes. No injuries were reported from this wrong way driving incident.

Law enforcement responded quickly to reports of a wrong-way driver. They located the wrong way vehicle southbound just north of Table Mesa Road. The car was missing its right rear tire, and the driver was driving on the vehicle rim, going approximately 60-65 mph. The car was reportedly traveling all over the road.

Deputies initiated a traffic stop, and the driver did not yield. Deputies pursued the driver until he pulled over just south of the New River exit. Driver Jason Dall was arrested on charges of Unlawful Flight from Law Enforcement.