Elderly Woman Drives ‘Wrong Way’ On I-95
DELAWARE COUNTY, Pa. (CBS) — Pennsylvania State Police questioned an 84-year-old female from Wilmington in connection with a wrong-way driving incident on I-95 Thursday afternoon.
Witnesses say she was travelling east in the westbound lanes of Route 322, and then she got on the southbound lanes of I-95 travelling northbound, causing a number of crashes along the way.
Amazingly, there is video of the incident. Watch the dramatic video below:
It was shot on a cell phone by a citizen by the name of Tim Fleming, who says the situation could have been a lot worse.
“She just kept on staring straight and had her hands on the wheel staring straight. Just oblivious like she didn’t even know. It was just so surreal. Hundreds of people. they were extremely lucky they didn’t die,” said Fleming.
Fortunately, there were no reported injuries from the crashes.
Trucks and cars had to swerve to get out of the path of the Buick Century station wagon.
The elderly woman has not been formally charged with a crime at this time.
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Reported by Michelle Durham, KYW Newsradio; Dray Clark, CBS 3