Pre-Dawn Wrong Way Driver on I-84 Lands in Jail, Charged With DUI


Paige Austin, 23, is charged with DUI.
  • Courtesy Canyon County Sheriff's Department
  • Paige Austin, 23, is charged with DUI.

A Nampa woman is behind bars at the Canyon County Jail after police said she was driving twice the legal limit of alcohol consumption while traveling the wrong way early this morning on Interstate 84 near Nampa.

Canyon County Sheriff's Deputies and the Idaho State Police assisted in the incident.

Police stopped the driver while she was driving her Honda Civic eastbound on the westbound I-84 early Wednesday morning. Officers said the driver failed several field sobriety tests.

23-year-old Paige Austin of Nampa was booked into the Canyon County Jail and charged with DUI.