A man is charged with DWI after a wrong-way crash on the New York State Thruway in the Hudson Valley. Two people were injured.

New York State Police announced a man from the Lower Hudson Valley was arrested after a wrong-way crash on I-87.

Wrong way Driver Arrested After Crash On New York State Thruway in Westchester County

A New York State Thruway/I-87 road sign.
Jackie Corley, Townsquare Media of the Hudson Valley

New York State Police responded to the New York State Thruway southbound in Greenburgh, Westchester County, for a reported motor vehicle crash involving a wrong-way driver on Thursday around 10:45 p.m.

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Police allege that 38-year-old Juan Sinchim of Port Chester, New York, was driving northbound on I-87 in the southbound passing lane when he collided with another vehicle.

Sinchim was taken into custody at the scene and then transported to Westchester Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

The other unnamed driver was also taken to Westchester Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries, according to New York State Police.

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After Sinchim was released from the hospital he was charged with driving while intoxicated.

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He was issued an appearance ticket returnable to the town of Greenburgh court on April 24, 2023, and released to a sober party.

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