Woman drives wrong way on highway…for 18 miles!


Confirming your fears about dangerous post-NYE drivers: Shortly after 5am on New Year’s Day, a 22-year-old woman drove the wrong way, at high speeds, on Interstate 81 North in Pennsylvania. For a total of 18 miles. And she had a passenger with her the entire time. They two were seemingly oblivious to police efforts to stop the car, which the Times Leader reports included the use of a spotlight and flashing lights from the southbound lane. When that didn’t work, troopers resorted to a roadblock. Troopers called the fact that no one was injured or killed a “miracle,” due in part to minimal traffic thanks to the holiday. As for Paige Cicardo, she’s been arrested for reckless endangerment and suspicion of DUI.