Wrong-way driver crashes in Anniston


This week a driver headed down the wrong way on an Anniston highway.

According to the Anniston Police Department. Wednesday an officer was about to pull into traffic on Highway 202 when he noticed a driver going in the wrong direction.

The officer attempted to pull the driver over, but the driver never stopped.

Captain Nick Bowles tells ABC 33/40 the officer said the woman inside the car appeared to be elderly. She never went over 40 mph.

The officer decided to follow her, staying behind her with his lights on to alert other drivers.

This continued approximately a mile, but the driver ended up crashing into another vehicle. There were no injuries.

The wrong-way driver was charged and arrested for DUI. Police say she refused to take a breathalyzer test and failed a field sobriety test.

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