3 things to know if you spot a wrong-way driver

Published: Monday, May 01, 2017 @ 6:34 PM

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Crashes involving wrong way drivers are extremely dangerous and often deadly due to the potential for head-on collisions, the high speeds involved, and other motorists being surprised by what's in front of them, with little time to react.

INTERACTIVE MAP: Wrong-way crashes in the area

Law enforcement advises you need to do these three things if you see a wrong way driver:

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  • Get to the shoulder of the road and stop
  • Flash your headlights and honk your horn, safely try to get the driver's attention
  • Call 9-1-1 and stay put. Do not follow the driver-that puts you and others at risk

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