HOPKINTON, N.H. (AP) — A Massachusetts man faces drunken driving and other charges after police say he drove the wrong way on New Hampshire’s Interstate 89 for at least seven miles.

State police say they received multiple calls just before 7 p.m. Friday about a Chevrolet Silverado traveling south in the northbound lane of I-89 in Warner.

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Police stopped a black pickup truck that was about to get onto the highway driving the wrong way. (Image Credit: New Hampshire State Police)

The vehicle was stopped when the driver tried to back up along the Exit 5 off-ramp in Hopkinton.

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Sixty-year-old Kirk Meinheit of Lakeville, Massachusetts, was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated, reckless driving and transporting open alcoholic beverages.

NH State Police stop an alleged drunk driver who was operating the wrong way for seven miles. (Image Credit: NH State Police)

A phone listing for him could not be found Saturday. He is due in court June 9.

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