News: Troopers injured after crashing into wrong-way driver near Skyline Heights

PHOENIX, AZ – Two troopers were hurt while attempting to stop a wrong-way driver on State Route 51 Thursday, according to 12 News.

Trooper Estevan Dibene and another trooper were responding to a wreck at State Route 51 and Shea Blvd when they saw an 82-year-old woman drive south in the northbound lanes of State Route 51.

The two troopers caught up to the driver near State Route 51 and Glendale Ave.

Dibene tried to pin the car, but the driver hit his vehicle and continued driving the wrong way.

The second trooper collided head-on with the driver and she finally stopped.

Both troopers suffered minor injuries in the incident. It is unclear if the driver was hurt.

Authorities do not believe impairment was a factor in the incident.

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