LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The Nevada Highway Patrol shared a video on social media that shows a trooper stopping a wrong-way driver on a Las Vegas highway.
Authorities say the car was driving northbound in the southbound travel lanes on U.S. 95 just north of the southern Rancho Drive off-ramp on Monday night.
NHP says the driver was charged with DUI and had a .257 blood-alcohol content during a preliminary breath test taken from the traffic stop.
In the dashcam video, you can see a truck's brake lights turn on in front of the NHP patrol car before the patrol car's siren turns on as it approaches a set of headlights in the distance.
The vehicle traveling the wrong way and the patrol car pull over to the highway's shoulder.
The full post reads:
WRONG WAY DRIVER
Thanks to the quick actions taken by this State Trooper, multiple lives were possibly saved! Great Job Troop!!
#WhileYouWereSleeping #WrongWay #DriveSober #GraveYardShift #LivesAreOnTheLine #NhpSocomm
Watch the video below.