Witnesses: Car driven by off-duty NYPD officer made U-turn on I-87 before fatal crash

Questions remain about wrong-way fatal crash

Police are trying to determine why an off-duty cop was driving the wrong way on I-87.

Witnesses who saw the fatal wrong-way crash on I-87 early Tuesday say one of the cars made a U-turn right beforehand.

Witnesses say they saw the car driven by off-duty NYPD Officer Richard Christopher make a U-turn on the highway, then stop before driving in the wrong direction before the crash. Other witnesses spotted Christopher's car facing the wrong way on the median near Exit 15.


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