Troopers arrest wrong-way driver on Interstate 90 near Issaquah

September 13, 2010

By Staff

NEW — 9 a.m. Sept. 13, 2010

Troopers arrested a Federal Way man near Issaquah early Sunday morning for driving under the influence after he other drivers said he drove the wrong way on Interstate 90.

The initial 911 call to the Washington State Patrol occurred at 1:53 a.m. Sunday; 11 callers updated dispatchers about the location of the vehicle as the driver headed west in the eastbound lanes.

Troopers stopped the 40-year-old driver near Exit 20, the High Point exit just east of Issaquah. Troopers apprehended the driver without incident and determined him to be under the influence of alcohol.

The driver — identified by troopers as Totta T. Leota — was booked into the King County Jail on DUI charges.

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