TEMPE, Ariz. - Police found a stolen firearm, illegal drugs and paraphernalia in the car of a wrong-way driver after the driver fled police, ran a red light and crashed into another car, Tempe Police Department said.
According to Tempe PD, officers spotted a car traveling the wrong way near McClintock Drive and Broadway Road around 11 p.m. Saturday night. When the police tried to stop the vehicle, it fled.
After the driver ran a red light and crashed into another car, the driver and a passenger both attempted to flee on foot, police said. Both the driver and passenger were arrested.
The driver of the other vehicle had minor injuries.
Police believe the wrong-way driver was impaired.