Wrong-way driver, 84, arrested for driving while impaired |

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Wrong-way driver, 84, arrested for driving while impairedPublished February 24, 2017 at 7:07 amAn 84-year-old Bloomington woman was arrested for driving while impaired, accused of driving the wrong way on Xerxes Avenue.The woman was arrested during the evening of Feb. 11. She was turning southbound onto Xerxes Avenue from Edinborough Way and was driving in the northbound lanes and traveling directly toward a Bloomington patrol officer traveling northbound over Interstate 494, according to Bloomington Deputy Chief Denis Otterness.The two vehicles nearly collided, and the woman drove onto the center median. The woman had difficulty putting her vehicle in park as the officer approached her vehicle, Otterness said.The suspect said she had consumed a glass-and-a-half of wine and wasn’t suffering from a medical condition. She appeared to have bloodshot and watery eyes, and the officer could smell alcohol emanating from her. When the officer asked her for identification the woman produced three different cards, two of which were credit cards, before handing over her driver’s license, Otterness explained

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