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DUI arrest made after driver stopped for going the wrong way on U.S. 41 in Fort Myers

Posted: 1:33 PM, May 21, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-21 13:36:43-04
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FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Florida Highway Patrol wants to remind you not to drink and get behind the wheel, and have shared video of a wrong-way DUI driver as an example.

This happened in Fort Myers on Friday, around 2:30 a.m.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, a trooper saw a car driving the wrong way up an off ramp on U.S. 41 near State Road 82. The trooper then pulled the car over before it hit his patrol vehicle.

The trooper says the driver, 57-year-old James Bombardier, smelled like alcohol and failed sobriety tests.

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James Bombardier

Bombardier is now charged with DUI and operating a vehicle without a valid license.