Checking local police reports provided this morning to Z-1570, the Madison County Sheriff's Department and East Alton Police stopped a motorist who was driving the wrongway on Route 3 near the bridge over Wood River Creek early this morning. No one was injured, and the driver was reportedly an elderly man. A family member arrived to pick him up and no one was injured. No other information was available as the incident was being cleared just after 4am today. Alton Police assisted in traffic control until the man's car was moved.
There was no one else new reported held during the local jail checks earlier today.