Motion-sensitive sign aims to prevent wrong-way crashes in South Nyack

The new motion sensitive sign flashes warnings, including

The new motion sensitive sign flashes warnings, including "stop," "wrong way" and pull over." (2/25/14)

SOUTH NYACK - A new electronic sign has been installed in South Nyack to help prevent wrong-way crashes.

The sign, located at exit 10 off the New York State Thruway, was installed last week following last summer’s deadly crash on the Tappan Zee Bridge.

The July 23 accident claimed the life Hannah Ayeh-Brachie when Michael Schechel, of Thiells, drove the wrong way onto the the span.

The new motion-sensitive sign flashes warnings, including  "stop," "wrong way" and pull over."

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