Prosser Police are issuing a stern warning...DO NOT DRINK AND DRIVE.

An incident on I-82 this morning could have been a tragedy for those on the roadway.

A woman was arrested, for suspicion of Driving Under the Influence, after several people reported a vehicle traveling the wrong way.

The woman was driving west in the eastbound lanes around 6 am.

Prosser Police were on the scene near exit 80, where an officer was able to successfully deploy a spike strip, causing damage to the woman's front passenger side tire.

The woman continued driving, narrowly avoiding a head-on collision with another vehicle.

As another patrol approached, the woman eventually pulled to the side of the road.

The woman was taken into custody for suspicion of DUI.

Patti Banner
Prosser Police

Please, if you're drinking, plan for a ride.


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