MAP: Wrong-way driving incidents that results in a crash or arrest in 2017

(Source: 3TV/CBS 5 and Ariz. Dept. of Public Safety) (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 and Ariz. Dept. of Public Safety)
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This map plots the location of wrong-way driving incidents that result in a wreck and/or an arrest. The points on the map are where the incident ended.

While there are hundreds of calls for service regarding wrong-way drivers, not all of those calls end crashes or arrests.

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Department of Public Safety troopers responded to more than 1,600 reports of wrong-way drivers in 2016. 

[RELATED: Stats show hundreds of close calls with wrong-way drivers]

"In most instances, these people reorient themselves and exit the highway," DPS spokesman Raul Garcia explained in December.

It's the other instances that are dangerous -- potentially deadly. Arizona averaged more than two wrong-way crashes per month last year.

[RELATED: DPS director says wrong-way crashes are social issue]

[WATCH: How to stay alive if a wrong-way driver comes at you]

SPECIAL SECTION: Wrong-way driving in Arizona

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