Wrong-way driver arrested on US-45
MILWAUKEE -- 36-year-old Victor Holifield was arrested a citizen reported seeing a drunk driver heading northbound in the southbound lanes of US-45 during the early morning hours of August 19th.
The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office says they received a call about a drunk driver heading west on I-94 near 84th St. That same caller says the drunk driver they saw turned southbound onto US-45, but immediately headed north as soon as he entered southbound traffic on US-45.
A witness told law enforcement the driver almost hit another vehicle just before turning around and driving south in the southbound lanes of US-45.
Milwaukee County sheriff deputies arrested Holifield on US-45 near Center St. He told deputies he was driving erratically, because he was trying to check his Facebook account.
Holifield had a .11 blood alcohol concentration when deputies pulled him over. He was arrested for his first offense OWI and 2nd Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety.