Traffic alert: One lane of I-287 west closed by wrong-way driver

State police tells News 12 they stopped the driver without incident just before exit 10 in Rye Brook.

News 12 Staff

Apr 20, 2023, 10:25 AM

Updated 365 days ago

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A potentially dangerous situation was avoided this morning after a wrong-way driver was stopped on westbound I-287.
State police tells News 12 they stopped the driver without incident just before exit 10 in Rye Brook.
The left lane of westbound I-287 was closed as troopers investigated the situation.
State police say they believe the driver experienced a medical incident, causing them to drive in the wrong direction. The driver has been transported to a hospital for treatment and the vehicle taken off the roadway

Troopers say they believe no other vehicles were involved.


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