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No Exit: Man, 91, admits he drove wrong way for miles on So. Calif. freeway after missing off-ramp

(CBS) LANCASTER, Calif. - Around midnight Sunday, a 91-year-old man was driving southbound in the northbound lanes of the 14 Freeway in Lancaster, in Southern California's Antelope Valley.

CBS Los Angeles says the California Highway Patrol (CHP) stopped him after a wrong-way misadventure of several miles.

"When asked why he was driving the wrong way, he said he basically missed his exit," said CHP Officer David Helfrich.

"So he decided to turn around and drive in the center divide," Helfrich added.

Fortunately, no one was hurt.

The highway patrol took the 91-year-old home in the back of a police cruiser

The CHP says his driver's license had expired - but hey did not arrest him, according to CBS Los Angeles.

However, they did impound his car.

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