PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- Another wrong-way driver was stopped before any serious harm came to others, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

DPS said a woman was arrested after she drove wrong-way on the Interstate 10 and Elliot Road off-ramp early Friday morning.

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She was allegedly going westbound on the eastbound off-ramp before she self-corrected about 100 yards in.

After she self-corrected, DPS said she caused a minor fender-bender with a service truck. No injuries were reported.

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They said the driver of the service truck was able to get her keys and waited for troopers to arrive.

After an investigation, DPS said she was suspected of impairment and placed under arrest for DUI.

The wrong-way driver had a 3-year-old child in her car who was turned over to the biological father. 

The driver’s identity has yet to be released. 

She is being charged with aggravated DUI and aggravated DUI with a passenger under 15-years-old.

DPS said she was not booked due to a recent medical procedure and open surgical wound.

[READ MORE: Arrest made in last month's deadly wrong-way crash on Loop 101 in Glendale]

Her arrest comes a day after DPS announced the arrest of another woman who caused a deadly wrong-way crash in Glendale in July. That wrong-way driver faces several charges including second-degree murder.


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