MECHANICVILLE, N.Y. -- A woman is facing charges after New York State Police said she drove the wrong way in a work zone on the Thruway.
According to troopers, Jennifer Simpson entered the Thruway at exit 24 and drove westbound around 3 a.m. on Wednesday. They said became confused, made a U-turn, and started driving east in the westbound lane.
After Simpson entered the work zone, a trooper spotted her car and pulled her over. She had a blood alcohol content of .12 percent.
Simpson was charged with DWI.