Posted at: 09/18/2013 11:49 AM
| Updated at: 09/18/2013 1:15 PM
By: WNYT Staff
Jennifer Simpson, 20, is charged with DWI.
New York State Police
GUILDERLAND – A Mechanicville woman was arrested for DWI after police stopped her driving the wrong way on the Thruway.
State police say 20-year-old Jennifer Simpson entered the Thruway at Exit 24 around 3 a.m. Wednesday and headed west. They say she got confused and made a U-turn, going east in the westbound passing lane.
Police say Simpson was stopped in the work zone between exits 24 and 23.
Simpson had a blood alcohol content of 0.12 percent. The legal limit for operating a vehicle is 0.08 percent.