Wrong-way Driver Caught Following Police Chase

JENKINS TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Police chased after a wrong-way driver who jumped on Interstate 81 in Luzerne County.

According to state troopers, a motorcyclist got onto I-81 in Wilkes-Barre and headed north in the southbound lanes just after 8 p.m. Wednesday.

The driver then got off at the Pittston exit where police took the man into custody.

Police haven't yet said what charges the driver will face.


  • peatermoss

    Surprised that it was a 2 Wheeler, since all so far have been 4 Wheelers,
    I guess he just wanted to get on the bandwagon.
    But it wasn’t an 18 Wheeler was it Folks.

    • jimbrony

      No, it wasn’t. They’re too busy slamming into PennDOT trucks and killing families on vacation.

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