OSSINING – A driver who hit a number of automobiles whereas driving the improper means on the Taconic State Parkway on Wednesday night time is in police custody.

State police stated the driving force’s blood-alcohol degree was almost 3 times the authorized restrict when he drove southbound within the northbound lanes in Ossining, crashing into three automobiles and simply lacking a number of others.

“He got here proper at me, and he was coming very quick,” stated Jennifer Pollock, who stated she was a few mile south of Ossining when she was almost hit. “It occurred so shortly. It was a cut up second, and I swerved out of my approach and leaned on my horn. It was so scary.”

Rebecca Pascale was seconds away from a head-on collision close to the Millwood exit

“I had simply gotten on the Taconic and, inside 30 seconds, earlier than I might even change lanes, I noticed lights within the left lane coming in the direction of me,” Pascale stated. “No automobiles have been in entrance of me, so it took just a little longer to comprehend he have been on the incorrect aspect. I pulled over and referred to as 911.”

Police stated there have been no critical accidents, however a stretch of the freeway was shut down for almost two hours.

The person, whose identify hadn’t been launched, was arrested by state police and charged with driving whereas intoxicated, a felony.

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