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UPDATE: Car driving wrong way on highway causes crash on I-790

Police are on the scene of an accident on I-790 west near the Thruway ramp in Utica.

Posted: Nov 20, 2019 12:32 PM
Updated: Nov 20, 2019 5:21 PM

UTICA, N.Y. – Police say a car driving the wrong way on I-790 caused a head-on collision Wednesday in Utica.

The collision happened just before noon on Wednesday near the Thruway ramp. 

Kirk Tupaj // WKTV

Both drivers were sent to the hospital to be evaluated, but police say there don't appear to be any serious injuries.

The front ends of both cars are significantly damaged.

Police had a portion of the road blocked off while they cleared the scene.

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