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Illinois man arrested after driving the wrong way on highway

An Illinois man is facing drunk driving charges after police say he was stopped driving the wrong way on the highway.

Posted: Dec 15, 2019 9:49 AM

KNOX COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - An Illinois man is facing drunk driving charges after police say he was stopped driving the wrong way on the highway.

According to Indiana State Police, 41-year-old Joshua Conley of Olney, Illinois was stopped early Sunday morning. Police say someone called 911 when they saw the wrong way driver. A Knox County Sheriff’s deputy caught Conley driving west in the eastbound lane of U.S. 50 near Mt. Zion Road.

Police say Conley refused a chemical test.

He was taken to the Knox County Jail and is facing misdemeanor charges for driving while intoxicated.

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