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Wrong way interstate driver hits 3 vehicles

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A Lincoln County woman, driving the wrong way on the interstate, crashed into three vehicles and narrowly missed a J.P.D. officer's cruiser.

Jackson Police spokesperson Officer Colendula Green said it happened around 4:30 p.m. Friday in the northbound lane of I-55 near Elton Road.

Green said 21-year-old Laren Brouillette of Brookhaven was traveling at a high rate of speed, heading south in the northbound lane when she struck the vehicles.

According to investigators, several others motorists were run off the roadway.

Brouillette told police she had been rear ended and was frightened.

She was arrested and charged with reckless driving, fleeing the scene of an accident and driving on the wrong side of the road.

No injuries were reported.

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