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I-57 “Wrong-Way Driver” Incident

There was another Chicago-area incident involving “wrong-way driving” early Friday morning, October 17, 2014.  The incident happened on I-57 near 111th Street at approximately 5:45 a.m.

This “wrong-way driver” was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes, according to Illinois State Police (ISP).

The vehicle stopped after intervention by other motorists; no accident occurred.

The “wrong-way driver” was identified as Danny Sevilla, 33, an off-duty Chicago Police Officer.  At the time of the incident, he was driving a 2010 Black Mitsubishi Outlander.

According to the ISP, Sevilla was charged with driving under the influence and driving the wrong way.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this “wrong-way driver” incident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the October 17, 2014 Chicago Tribune article (with video) titled “Chicago Police Officer charged with DUI, driving wrong way on I-57” as well as the October 17 abc7chicago.com article (with video) titled “Danny Sevilla, Chicago police officer, charged with DUI, driving wrong way on I-57.”

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