Thruway Closed between Pembroke and LeRoy UPDATE
Written by Dan Fischer on February 26, 2018
BREAKING NEWS UPDATE
The New York State Thruway is closed between Pembroke (Exit 48A) and LeRoy (Exit 47) due to a police incident.
Both the eastbound and westbound lanes are closed.
State Police have responded to a report of a potential suicidal driver traveling along the Thruway between Batavia and LeRoy.
The pursuit of the suspect’s vehicle began in Canandaigua.
Witnesses said the driver crossed the median of the I-90 several times
The driver was reportedly making U-turns to avoid the blocked exits.
Several State Police patrol cars have responded.
Traffic is being allowed to travel eastbound on the Thruway from LeRoy.
Batavia Police have remarked that traffic along Main Street in Batavia is heavier than usual and travel has slowed considerably.