UPDATE: Authorities identify wrong-way driver on I-10 near Ina Road

Wrong-way driver, Sept. 24

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - One man is now behind bars for driving the wrong way along Interstate 10 late Thursday, Sept. 24.

A tragedy was averted last night when police stopped 39-year-old Westley Dale East on the highway.

According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, the incident happened between Cortaro and Ina roads at about 10:30 p.m. Thursday.

The driver headed east in the westbound lanes before first responders from the Marana Police Department and DPS stopped him.

No one was injured and East is now behind bars for aggravated DUI, unlawful flight from law enforcement and felony endangerment, officials with the Marana Police Department said.

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