Deputies arrest wrong-way driver on I-43 freeway ramp

CREATED Jun 3, 2014

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  • Selvin Izaquirre, 25, of Kenosha, Image by Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office

MILWAUKEE -- Deputies arrested a Milwaukee man Monday night after he was reportedly seen driving the wrong way on an I-43 off ramp.

Selvin Izaquirre, 25, of Kenosha, was seen traveling northbound on the southbound I-43 off ramp to W. Lapham Boulevard and W. Becher Street. around 11:30 p.m.

Izaquirre admitted he had accidentally exited the freeway and tried to get back on by going the wrong way on the ramp, according to the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office.

If charged with recklessly endangering safety, a felony, he could serve a maximum penalty of ten years in prison.