State police release dashcam vid of wrong-way joyride

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ORANGE -

State police released dashcam video Thursday showing a wrong-way driver speeding down the Wilbur Cross Parkway near the rest stop in Orange last month.

The car appears at Exit 56, heading north against oncoming southbound traffic around 2 a.m. on Nov. 20.

Police say drivers can help protect themselves from erratic behavior in the road by taking precautions.

"When you are driving at night, especially after midnight, move over to that right lane just in case. You never know what is going to come at you in that left lane," says Kelly Grant, a state trooper.

Police stopped the driver at a roadblock near Exit 58.

They arrested Flavio Bueno, a 39-year-old from Derby who they say was driving the car without a license. Officers reported smelling alcohol on his breath. He was released on $10,000 bond and is due back in court next week.

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