Posted on Thursday, January 3rd, 2019 at 6:43 am
Putnam County, NY (January 2, 2019) – A serious head-on collision was reported to have been caused by a wrong-way driver on Interstate 84 Wednesday morning, January 2, that resulted in several injuries. The crash occurred at approximately 8:30 a.m. in Brewster, causing a miles-long traffic backup on the interstate.
According to New York State Police, the injurious collision occurred on the eastbound side of the interstate on the Exit 19 ramp toward Route 312. Police along with multiple emergency medical crews were immediately dispatched to the scene to evaluate the crash and assist any victims.
Several injuries were stated to have occurred during the accident, however, no information has been released concerning the current conditions of those involved. Traffic remained backed up for approximately 90 minutes until the accident was cleared at around 10:00 a.m.
Police are likely to be engaged in a thorough investigation at this time. No further details have been made available.
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