OSSINING – A driver who hit a number of automobiles whereas driving the fallacious approach 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 method 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 somewhat longer to comprehend he have been on the fallacious 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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