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Truck safely stopped after wrong-way journey on 210 Freeway

Early on March 29, a semi-truck drove the wrong way on California's 210 Freeway for 10 miles before being stopped by officers, according to KTLA.

Quick take: The driver was traveling east in westbound lanes near Duarte. They were arrested after the hazardous journey without causing any accidents.

  • Patrol Sergeant Andrew McAllister reported that the vehicle was going about 65 to 70 mph.
  • A traffic operation was enacted which enabled the safe stopping of the truck before it could lead to potential collisions.
  • Fortunately, the incident did not result in any injuries or crashes despite the truck spending most of its time in the carpool lane.

The truck driver's identity has not been made public nor have any potential charges been detailed.

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