Wrong-way drivers could soon face felony charges

WOODBURY - Wrong-way drivers could soon face felony charges after about 20 crashes have occurred on Long Island in recent months. Several have been deadly.

A bill sponsored by state Sen. Charles Fuschillo has been approved by the state Senate.

The bill would make driving the wrong way a felony called "aggravated reckless driving."Officials say drivers could face up to four years in prison.

The bill will now go to the state Assembly.

Driver sentenced in fatal DWI wrong-way crashDriver in fatal wrong-way crash may take unusual pleaCharges upgraded against man accused in fatal wrong-way crash

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