DPS uses PIT maneuver to stop wrong-way driver on Loop 101 in Glendale

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — Department of Public Safety troopers stopped a driver who was going the wrong way on Loop 101 from Phoenix to Glendale early this morning.

DPS started getting calls about the driver shortly after 1 a.m. Friday. At that point, the car was headed west in the eastbound lanes in the area of 64th Street. The trooper at the DPS Traffic Operations Center spotted the wrong-way car on Arizona Department of Transportation cameras and guided ground units and the helicopter to it.