Wrong-way drivers on LI

Starting in mid-November, police say multiple drivers were caught going the wrong way on Long Island roadways. NOTE: Locations on this map are approximate.

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  • Name
    Location
    Description
  • Route 454 and Harned Road, Commack, NY
    A 58-year-old woman faces drunken driving charges after she drove west in the eastbound lanes of Route 454 in Commack and crashed into another vehicle carrying four people, police said. ... Zoom in
  • Oakdale-Bohemia Road and Sunrise Highway, Bohemia, NY
    Scott Coutts, 40, was driving south on Oakdale-Bohemia Road Saturday evening when he turned eastbound into the westbound lanes of the Sunrise Highway service road, police said. ... Zoom in
  • Route 105, Riverhead, NY
    Jonas Alvarez, 39, was arrested on DWI charges after driving south in the northbound lanes of Route 105. ... Zoom in
  • Route 109, West Babylon, NY
    Suffolk police arrested Roger Cabural, 37, after they said they saw him turn east into the westbound lanes of Route 109 in West Babylon. ... Zoom in
  • Sunrise Highway and Wantagh Parkway, Bellmore, NY
    Police said Evan Jay drove drunk east in a westbound lane of Sunrise Highway in Bellmore. ... Zoom in
  • Wheeler Road, Central Islip, NY
    James Hanley, 19, of Brentwood, drove drunk through a red light on Wheeler Road in Central Islip and headed north in the southbound lane, police said. ... Zoom in
  • Sunrise Highway and Horseblock Road, Shirley, NY
    Police said William Selby drove drunk and went west in the eastbound lanes of Sunrise Highway. That portion of Sunrise was closed due to a propane gas leak investigation in the area, authorities said. ... Zoom in
  • Hempstead Turnpike and Carman Avenue, East Meadow, NY
    Jean P. Deshommes of Douglasville, Ga., drove drunk west on the eastbound lanes of Hempstead Turnpike in East Meadow, police said. ... Zoom in
  • Sunrise Highway, West Babylon, NY
    Bogdan Mychajlyszyn, 43, of North Bellmore, was arrested after he was stopped for driving east on the westbound Sunrise Highway service road, police said. Mychajlyszyn was driving against traffic when he hit a 1998 Mazda. ... Zoom in
  • Route 25, Middle Island, NY
    Police said they arrested Alicia Tysz, 28, of Ridge, after she drove the wrong way while drunk on eastbound Route 25 in Middle Island ... Zoom in
  • 998 Crooked Hill Rd, West Brentwood, NY
    William Morgan of Shirley is facing DWI charges after police said he drove on the wrong side of a two-lane road near the entrance to southbound Sagtikos State Parkway in Brentwood. ... Zoom in
  • Middle Country Road, Calverton, NY
    Ryan T. McCready, 26, was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated by drug after he crashed into two vehicles on Route 25 in Calverton while going eastbound in the westbound lanes, police said. ... Zoom in
  • Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow, NY
    Bernadette Behensky, 20, was pulled over at 4:05 a.m. driving westbound in the eastbound lanes on Hempstead Turnpike, police said. ... Zoom in
  • Sunrise Highway and Route 46, Shirley, NY
    Christopher Williams, 40, was stopped by police after a pursuit on Sunrise Highway, police said. He pleaded not guilty to driving while intoxicated. ... Zoom in
  • Long Island Expressway and William Floyd Parkway
    Timothy Griffin, 43, was pursued by Suffolk sheriff's units for four miles on the LIE as he drove westbound in the eastbound lanes, police said. ... Zoom in
  • Sunrise Highway and Johnson Avenue, NY
    Ralph Cerullo, 54, sped at 100 mph for at least four minutes before crashing a Dowling College-owned vehicle, police said. ... Zoom in
  • Long Island Expressway, North Hills, NY
    Katelyn A. O'Connell, 22, was involved in a head-on collision when she traveled the wrong way on the LIE just after 5 a.m., police said. ... Zoom in
  • Northern State Parkway and Wolf Hill Road, NY
    Michael Bowen, 50, was traveling the wrong way when he struck a car driven by NYPD Officer Andre Menzies, 35, who was killed in the accident, police said. ... Zoom in