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Truck runs vehicles off roadway driving wrong way

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VICKSBURG, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A driver, going the wrong way on a Vicksburg highway, led police and sheriff's deputies on quite a chase Friday night.

It started on Highway 61 sometime before 11 p.m. when the driver of a white Chevy truck was traveling north in the southbound lane.

Authorities say the vehicle refused to stop despite sirens and flashing lights.

Vicksburg Police were chasing the man who reportedly ran several vehicles off the roadway.

The driver then turned east onto Highway 80 where a Warren County Sheriff's deputy assisted in finally stopping the truck.

An unidentified elderly man was behind the wheel.

Paramedics were called to the scene.

There are unconfirmed reports that the driver has been released from the hospital.

No injuries were reported.

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