Spike strip stops wrong-way driver on Highway 101
June 21, 2015
California Highway Patrol officers arrested a wrong-way driver on Highway 101 in the Nipomo area on Saturday evening. No one was injured in the incident.
At approximately 9:30 p.m., multiple motorists had to change lanes in order to avoid a man driving a pickup truck headed northbound on Highway 101 in the southbound lanes near Tefft Street. CHP officers deployed a spiked strip and the vehicle stopped near El Campo Road.
Officers then arrested the driver. At this time, the name of the driver and the charges have not been disclosed.