- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 19, 2016

PHOENIX (AP) - The Latest on a pursuit on Interstate 10 in Phoenix (all times local):

8:35 a.m.

The Arizona Department of Public Safety says a car stopped after a slow-speed pursuit on a crowded Phoenix-area freeway reportedly had been going to the wrong way before troopers located it.

DPS spokesman Quentin Mehr says the car’s female driver drove off after troopers found the vehicle stopped on an eastbound Interstate 10 off-ramp on the metro area’s west side during the Tuesday morning commute.

Troopers then pursued the car at slow speed before ending the chase by boxing in the car and stopping it on the side of the freeway.

Before being stopped on the right shoulder of the freeway, the car was trailed by numerous police cars as it drove on the extreme left side of the freeway. Traffic lanes to the right were jammed with other commutes.

A dozen police cars swarmed the car after it stopped.

7:50 a.m.

Arizona state troopers pursued a car at slow speed on a crowded Phoenix freeway before ending the chase by boxing in the car and stopping it on the side of the highway.

The Department of Public Safety did not immediately respond to an inquiry and it’s not immediately known what prompted the pursuit on eastbound Interstate 10 in west Phoenix during the Tuesday morning commute.

Before being stopped on the right shoulder of the freeway, the car was trailed by numerous police cars as it drove on the extreme left side of the freeway. Traffic lanes to the right were jammed with other commutes.

A dozen police cars swarmed the car after it stopped.

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