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Caution urged following 2 DUI arrests, move over citation Friday

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A driver was charged with DUI after a rollover crash on I-440. A driver was charged with DUI after a rollover crash on I-440.
A second driver was charged with DUI following a rollover on I-24. A second driver was charged with DUI following a rollover on I-24.
Officer Michael Petrina, 25, was killed on I-65 the morning of May 10. Officer Michael Petrina, 25, was killed on I-65 the morning of May 10.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Drivers are urged to use caution this holiday weekend after two rollover crashes led to DUI arrests and move over citation in Nashville overnight.

The first crash happened around 1 a.m. Friday on Interstate 440 while merging onto the Interstate 40 West ramp. The driver rolled his car during the turn but was left uninjured.

He was charged with driving under the influence after officers conducted sobriety tests.

SLIDESHOW: 2 DUI rollover crashes

Less than two hours later before 3 a.m., another driver reportedly under the influence of alcohol flipped their vehicle on Interstate 24 East in the Whites Creek Pike area.

The car ended up in the median, seriously damaged. The driver was left uninjured but booked on a DUI charge.

Neither of the driver’s identities has been released.

As officers were at the scene of the first crash, someone was given a citation for not moving over to the left lane of traffic.

With the Memorial Day weekend ahead, drivers are asked to obey move over laws and drive safely as more motorists hit the roads.

The move over law has garnered wide attention recently after a Metro police officer lost his life while directing traffic around a crash on Interstate 65 two weeks ago.

SLIDESHOW: Photos from the scene

Since the death of 25-year-old Michael Petrina, the move over campaign has gone viral. Both citizens and police officers from around the country have shared photos of themselves holding signs that read “#moveover” across social media.

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