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Wrong-way driver arrested for DUI

UNION COUNTY, IL (KFVS) -

A wrong-way driver finds his way to jail after an incident on a Heartland interstate.

According to the Union County Sheriff's Office, dispatchers started receiving calls around 1 a.m. Saturday. Callers reported a vehicle driving southbound in the northbound lanes of interstate 57 near the Lick Creek exit.

Police finally caught up with the driver near Dongola 11 interstate miles south of where the first caller reported spotting the wrong-way vehicle.

The driver's name has not been released, but police say he was intoxicated and was arrested for driving under the influence.

No one was hurt.

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