TAMPA, Fla. (970 WFLA) – Hillsborough County deputies say a Tampa man faces a DUI related charge after they say he was driving drunk and going the wrong way on I-275 early Wednesday morning.

Deputies say the driver was spotted just after 2 a.m. heading northbound in the southbound lanes near I-75 weaving in and out of his lane.

HCSO says a deputy stopped the car and identified the driver as 65-year-old Carlyle Clarke who was observed to have an odor of alcohol coming from his breath, bloodshot and watery eyes, and slurred speech. Deputies say Clarke provided to samples .268 and .252. 

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