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UPDATED: Wrong-way driver on 490 East
Rochester, NY - Rochester police say the man who was driving in the wrong direction on Route 490 East at about 5:30 Saturday morning, has been arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated.
Police said they monitored the driver, 60-year-old Robert Byrnes from Fairport, until the car came to a rest on a ravine between Routes 390 and 490. Police removed him from the vehicle, and although he did not appear injured, he was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital for a medical evaluation.
Investigators said Monday Byrnes faces several other traffic violations, in addition to DWI.