3 accused wrong-way drivers arrested on LI

CENTRAL ISLIP - Authorities say three more drivers were arrested over the weekend for allegedly driving drunk and going the wrong way on Long Island's roads.

On Saturday, police say a Mastic man was picked up for driving west in the eastbound lanes of Sunrise Highway by exit 57 in Brookhaven.

According to Newsday, William Selby was allegedly drunk and high on drugs at the time.

In addition, police say 19-year-old James Hanley, of Brentwood, was arrested yesterday on Wheeler Road in Central Islip.

Police say Hanley was heading north in the southbound lanes and driving drunk.

Earlier today, authorities say 25-year-old Evan Jay, of Port Washington, was heading east while drunk in the westbound lanes on Sunrise Highway in Bellmore.

Jay marks the 15th accused wrong-way drunken driver on Long Island in just seven weeks.

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