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Albuquerque man drives wrong way on I-40 while under the influence

ALBUQUERQUE, NM (KRQE) – A man seen driving the wrong way down the interstate in Albuquerque, is out of jail. At about 1:30 am Thursday morning, State Police Officer Raymundo Lujan spotted a pickup truck driving westbound in the eastbound lane of I-40 near Juan Tabo.

The officer turns around and chases after the truck. Police say Officer Lujan conducted a PIT maneuver, ending the dangerous chase.

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When police interviewed him, he confesses to being under the influence. “Um, I’m under the influence of Oxycodone and I was trying to get something to eat,” said 41-year-old Josh Greenling.

Police say Greenling blew more than double the legal limit. He was arrested on a charge of aggravated DWI, reckless driving, driving on the wrong side of the road, and for the chase.

However, Metro Court Judge Rosemary Cosgrove-Aguilar released him, he is expected to be arranged later this month.

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