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Wrong-Way Drivers

NH Trooper Stops Wrong-Way Driver with Patrol Car

“Trooper Sankowich positioned his cruiser alongside the vehicle at which time the vehicle still failed to yield. In an effort to prevent the vehicle from continuing to travel in the wrong direction toward oncoming traffic and to mitigate risk to public safety, Trooper Sankowich utilized his cruiser to make contact with the vehicle.

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Tampa Officer Nearly Struck by 2 Wrong-Way Drivers

The Tampa Police Department says that one of its officers was driving a suspect to jail early Sunday morning when he was nearly hit by two wrong-way drivers.

CO Deputy Stops Wrong-Way Driver with Patrol Vehicle

Lincoln County Deputy Michael "Mike" Hutton positioned his patrol cruiser in the path of the wrong-way driver.

FL Trooper Named Officer of the Month for Saving Runners from Wrong-Way Driver

“We would like to congratulate [Trooper] Schuck for her extreme act of bravery and courage as her quick actions prevented what could have been a tragic situation.” said Marcia Ferranto, CEO of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.

Driver's Diabetes May Have Caused Crash That Killed San Diego Detectives

Daniels, a retired Navy officer, said his wife had diabetes and was at the Balboa Naval Medical Center getting insulin that morning. He believes she got lost driving and ended up on the wrong side of the highway due to her sugar levels possibly spiking or being too low.

Oregon Trooper Crashes Head-On with Wrong-Way Driver

OSP dispatch received a call about a driver in a silver sedan going the wrong way at about 2 p.m. on I-84 near milepost 342, which is between Huntington and Weatherby. The caller said the driver was headed west in one of the eastbound lanes.

Texas Officer Dies in Head-On Vehicle Collision with Wrong-Way Driver

An officer with the Beaumont (TX) Police Department died on Sunday morning when the patrol vehicle she was driving was struck head-on by a car travelling in the wrong way on a local highway. Another officer was seriously wounded in the collision, according to reports.

Washington Trooper Saves Motorists from Wrong-Way Driver on Highway

A trooper with the Washington State Police stopped a wrong-way driver in Kitsap County on Friday, saving a number of motorists from potential impact with the oncoming cars.

Ohio Trooper Hit, Critically Injured by Wrongway Driver in Fiery Crash

The trooper was struck head-on by another vehicle traveling south in the northbound lanes. Both vehicles caught fire.

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Video: Rhode Island Officer Dies in Wrong-Way Crash

Jamestown, RI, police Officer Ryan Bourque had just gotten off the night shift and was driving home early Monday morning when his Dodge Charger was hit by another vehicle head-on.

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