CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Wrong-way driver in New Mexico leads police on wild, high-speed chase

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A repeat drunk driver caused a semi to overturn and led police on a chase for 10 miles in New Mexico as he went the wrong way on an interstate.

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

A repeat drunk driver in New Mexico caused a chaotic scene recently when he drove the wrong way on an interstate near Las Vegas.

59-year-old Adrian Madrid drove southbound in the northbound lanes of I-25 earlier this month and caused a semi to overturn. Speeds reached over 120 mph.

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State police and sheriff’s deputies chased him for at least ten miles. Eventually, they were able to do a pit maneuver, causing the suspect’s vehicle to careen across a median and into a barbed wire.

A bottle of vodka was found inside the car.

Fortunately, nobody was injured.

Madrid is not unknown to law enforcement. His criminal record includes aggravated battery, aggravated burglary, and child abandonment.