Newington woman accused of driving wrong way on I-84 in East Hartford

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Vanessa Alejos, 36, of Newington. (Photo: Connecticut State Police)

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — A Newington woman is facing charges for driving the wrong way on Interstate-84 West in East Hartford Wednesday evening.

State Police located and stopped 36-year-old Vanessa Alejos near Exit 56 on I-84 at around 11:22 p.m.

She was arrested and received multiple charges, including driving the wrong way on a divided highway and interfering with an officer.

Alejos was held on a $10,000 bond and will be arraigned in court on Thursday.

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