SCARSDALE, N.Y. — Authorities say several people have been injured after a woman drove the wrong way on a Westchester County highway and collided with another vehicle.

Westchester police say the 42-year-old woman from Pelham was driving north in the southbound lanes of the Hutchinson River Parkway in Scarsdale around 10:45 p.m. Tuesday when she crashed head-on into another vehicle near Exit 20.

Police say two other vehicles also were involved in the crash.

The woman driving the wrong way suffered serious injuries and is being treated at Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx. Police say charges against her are pending.

Officials say three other people suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The highway’s southbound lanes reopened around 6 a.m. Wednesday.

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