State Trooper speeds wrong way on highway, viral on Facebook

A North Carolina State Highway Patrol Trooper is under fire for driving the wrong way along Highway 321 in Newton on Sunday -- in a video that's gone viral on Facebook.

Facebook user Richard Henson posted the video.

The Highway Patrol said it is reviewing this video and the circumstances surrounding it, adding, it was related to a call for illegal speed racing where seven men were arrested.

  • Brennan T. Rowe, 22, of Wayne, N.J. charged with Impeding Traffic & Exceeding posted speed limit
  • Anthony W. Obrien, 20, of Havre de Grace, M.D. charged with Impeding Traffic & Prearranged Racing
  • Hoang T. Nguyen, 44, of Allen, T.X. charged with Impeding Traffic & Prearranged Racing
  • Tran Hai Phi, 26, of Jacksonville, F.L. charged with Impeding Traffic & Prearranged Racing
  • Haroon Masood, 27, of Philadelphia, P.A. charged with Impeding Traffic & Prearranged Racing
  • Tamer Arslanouk, 24, of Waynesville, N.J. charged with Impeding Traffic
  • Saad Ahmed Gil, 25, of Philadelphia, P.A. charged with Impeding Traffic & Prearranged Racing

The Highway Patrol has not released the name of the trooper or any other details at this time.

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