911 call from wrong-way driving incident released

MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Department released on Friday the 911 call that led deputies to arrest a wrong-way driver who drove through a construction zone in the Mitchell Interchange. 

56-year-old Daniel Bostedt was allegedly drunk and driving southbound in the northbound lanes of I-94 at Edgerton Ave. (near the Mitchell Interchange). Workers in that construction zone managed to get Bostedt to stop.

CLICK HERE to listen to the complete 911 call made by a construction worker

Video of the incident was also captured by traffic cameras within the interchange. 

Bostedt was arrested for his first instance of operating while intoxicated as well as second-degree recklessly endangering safety. He could not remember where he got on the freeway, and tested a .14 blood alcohol content.

If convicted, Bostedt faces up to 10 years in prison on the recklessly endangering safety charge.

Sheriff’s officials say this is the 28th wrong-way driving incident this year.

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