Drunk driver accidentally called 911 and reported himself for driving on the wrong side of the road
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Featured Image Credit: Lancaster County Sheriff's Office
If you see someone dangerously driving on the roads, the typical thing to do is to call the cops.
And this guy had a real nightmare after calling the cops on himself in Lancaster County, Nebraska.
Driving along a State Highway 77, he called to report someone else being 'on the wrong side of the road'.
He was asked for a description of the car but said: “He had his brights on man, he almost ran me off the road.”
The driver told dispatchers: “I am going northbound on 77, he is going southbound.
“I am on the east lane, he was on the west lane.”
After giving the details he even added: “Dude, he almost hit me so I was like ‘holy s**t’.”
But the officers soon realized it was the driver himself going the wrong way and his location was tracked.
The driver was pulled over and the arresting officer asked: “Do you know why I stopped you?”
And he, pretty embarrassingly, admitted: “Yeah, ‘cos I was on the wrong side of the road.
“I must have missed an exit.”
After a breathalyzer reading was taken, officers found the man’s blood-alcohol content was over twice the legal limit to drive.
They also asked him: “Were you the one that called in?”
To which he had to confess: “Yeah, because I thought somebody was on the wrong side of the f**king road.”
The officer really dug the hole for him, adding to the shame as they jabbed: “And it turned out it was you.”
Rightly, and undoubtedly with some embarrassment, the driver said: “Yep, like a dumb f**k.”
Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office shared the video to Facebook with the warning to ‘drive sober or get pulled over’.
They added that a ‘deputy was able to arrest this driver before anyone was seriously hurt’.
Users took to the comments to share their thoughts after watching the whole ordeal, with one saying: "Good thing he turned himself in."
While another commented: "That was really dumb of him."