Wrong-way driver arrested after head-on collision

On Jan. 2, 2018, at approximately 12:07 a.m., State Police responded to a report of a wrong-way driver on I-90, in the town of Dewitt. Reports advised that there was a vehicle traveling eastbound in the westbound lane.
Moments later a head-on collision was reported with injuries.
During the investigation, the operator of the wrong-way vehicle, Kenneth J. Cannon, 25, of Syracuse, was taken into custody, transported and processed at SP Syracuse. Further investigation revealed no signs of impairment and no injuries to Cannon.
He was subsequently charged with:
  • Reckless endangerment in the first degree; a class D felony
  • Reckless driving; a unclassified misdemeanor
  • Multiple vehicle and traffic violations
Cannon was transported to Onondaga County Jail pending arraignment. No bail amount or return court date available at this time. The two occupants of the other vehicle involved sustained minor injuries and were transported to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

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