Drugs, stolen gun found in car of wrong-way driver in Tempe

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.

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