Drunken Driver Arrested Driving Wrong Way on Highway: State Police

State police have arrested a driver accused of driving drunk and traveling the wrong way on the highway early Sunday morning.

Police say they received two 911 calls about a vehicle driving the wrong way on Interstate 691 around 4:23 a.m. When troopers located the vehicle near exit 27 on I-84 in Cheshire, it was traveling westbound in the left lane of the eastbound side of the highway.

The driver, identified as 19-year-old Carla Arza, was driving under the influence of alcohol. She was arrested and charged with operating under the influence of alcohol and driving the wrong way on a divided highway.

She was processed and released on a $1,000 non-surety bond and will appear in Meriden Superior Court on Feb. 13.

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