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November 11, 2014 at 5:46 AM

Wrong-way driver crashes on I-5 near Tacoma Dome

The scene of the crash caused by a driver going the wrong way on I-5 near the Tacoma Dome. (Washington State Patrol)

The scene of the crash caused by a driver going the wrong way on I-5 near the Tacoma Dome. (Washington State Patrol)

TACOMA — The Washington State Patrol says an 86-year-old drunken driver was going the wrong way in the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 in Tacoma late Monday night when he collided with another car near the Tacoma Dome.

There were no life-threatening injuries. The 86-year-old was jailed for investigation of vehicular assault.

KIRO reports southbound traffic backed up until the lanes were reopened about 1 a.m. Tuesday.

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