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Video: State troopers rush to stop wrong-way driver on I-75; 36-year-old woman arrested

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – Michigan State Police arrested a driver heading the wrong way on I-75 Friday morning.

Police said the dispatch center began receiving calls about the driver going northbound in the southbound lanes at about 2:30 a.m.

The Ford Five Hundred was found in the left lane and failed to stop when officers initiated emergency lights.

Troopers performed a precision immobilization technique maneuver near 13 Mile Road. No one was injured.

MSP said a 36-year-old Detroit woman was arrested and she appeared to be highly intoxicated. The woman was also driving on a suspended license. She refused a chemical test and a search warrant was signed for blood to be drawn.

The woman’s blood was taken at Royal Oak Beaumont Hospital and she was taken to the Detroit Detention Center on an outstanding misdemeanor warrant.