21-year-old man arrested for DUI in Sarasota after driving wrong way on I-75

21-year-old man arrested for DUI in Sarasota after driving wrong way on I-75
Florida Highway Patrol arrested Rosain Migdael Lopez for DUI after he allegedly drove the wrong way on I-75. (Source: Sarasota County Sheriff's Office)

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - A 21-year-old man was arrested for a DUI in Sarasota after Florida Highway Patrol say he drove the wrong way on I-75 South.

FHP was called around 1am on Sunday for reports of a driver going north in the southbound lanes. Troopers responded and found the vehicle at milemarker 171 facing north with its hazards on.

Troopers say the driver, 21-year-old Rosain Migdael Lopez of Ohio, was found asleep behind the wheel of his running sedan. Though it wasn’t raining, troopers say his windshield wipers were on.

According to FHP, Lopez showed signs of impairment and was arrested for DUI. A breath test reportedly showed Lopez had a BAC of .148 grams per 210 liters of breath.

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