Wrong way driver on I-89 in South Burlington charged with DUI

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SOUTH BURLINGTON — A 46-year-old man from New York was arrested in South Burlington early this morning.

Authorities say they were notified of a wrong way driver on I-89 west at around 12:20 a.m.

Police say the vehicle was found off the road on 1-89.

The driver was identified as Shawn Chase, of West Chazy, NY.

Chase showed signs of impairment and after field sobriety exercises, police say.

He was placed under arrest for suspicion of DUI and negligent operation.

He was transported to the Williston State Police barracks where he was processed and released on a citation to appear in court.

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