Wrong-way driver on I-91 in Barnet charged with DUI

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BARNET — A 53-year-old man from Lyndon was arrested for DUI following an incident in Barnet early this morning.

Authorities say they were notified of a vehicle traveling the wrong way on I-91 at around 12:10 a.m.

The vehicle was reported to be traveling north in the southbound lane between exits 18 and 19.

Police say the vehicle nearly crashed into several vehicles head-on.

Troopers quickly responded to the area and stopped the vehicle which was still traveling the wrong way near mile marker 125 southbound.

The driver, identified as Lewis Apgar, displayed several signs of impairment and was taken into custody for suspicion of driving under the influence.

Police say there were no other occupants in the vehicle.

Apgar was transported to the St. Johnsbury State Police barracks for processing and was charged with DUI and gross negligent operation at the conclusion of the investigation.

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