Irving police use force to stop wrong-way driver

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Posted on February 5, 2014 at 8:40 PM

Updated Wednesday, Feb 5 at 11:20 PM

Irving police arrested a Dallas woman Tuesday night for driving the wrong way on the President George Bush Turnpike.

In a news release, the department said 23-year-old Julia Crain Brooks was observed headed south in the northbound lanes at a high rate of speed around 11:20 p.m.

Police said the suspect came close to hitting other vehicles on the highway before her vehicle was slowed by spike strips and then finally stopped by a patrol car that intentionally rammed Brooks' car.

Investigators said Brooks was intoxicated when taken into custody.

She was charged with DWI and evading arrest. Bond was set at $26,000.

 

 

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