SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – A man has been arrested after driving a Tesla Model 3 sedan the wrong way on westbound Interstate Highway 80 from San Francisco into Oakland early Monday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The CHP said multiple reports came in of the vehicle going the wrong way – eastbound in westbound lanes – on Interstate Highway 80 near Fremont Street at 2:46 a.m.READ MORE: One Dead In Crash, Fire Involving Big-Rig On Eastbound Richmond-San Rafael Bridge
The suspect, who wasn’t identified, continued the full length of the San Francisco Bay Bridge, through the toll plaza and onto northbound Interstate Highway 880, where a CHP spike strip stopped him around Fifth Avenue in Oakland, police said.READ MORE: COVID: Marin County Begins Easing Rules As Omicron Surge Likely Peaking
The driver is in custody, and the CHP is investigating what prompted the wrong-way driving.MORE NEWS: 49ers Playoffs: Health Expert Urges Safety For NFC Championship Gatherings
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