Man caught driving wrong way on Ga. 400

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ALPHARETTA, Ga. – A Johns Creek resident was arrested for DUI Sept. 14 after he was allegedly driving up Ga. 400 on the wrong side of the road.

Witnesses informed police about 5 a.m. that a car was driving northbound in the southbound lane near the Mansell Road ramp. Officers from Roswell found the suspected driver passed out on the side of the road.

The driver, Patrick Scott Smith, 24, of High Falls Circle, Johns Creek, said he had drunk several beers that night before trying to get on the highway. He realized he was going the wrong way but did not know what to do about it. He was put through sobriety tests, which he allegedly failed.

Smith was charged with DUI, failure to maintain lane and driving on the wrong side of the road.