An alleged very intoxicated man put many lives at risk when he allegedly drove the wrong way on I-87 in the Hudson Valley.

On Monday around 2:40 a.m., New York State Police responded to the New York State Thruway in Westchester for a report of a wrong-way driver.

State Police soon found a car driving in the opposite direction on I-87 near the Villiage of Ardsley, officials say.

The driver, Aldrin R. Gastelu Chuquihuac, 47, of White Plains, was found to be intoxicated, police say. He was transported and processed at State Police Tarrytown where his blood alcohol content was determined to be .22%, according to State Police.

Chuquihuac was charged with DWI, aggravated driving while intoxicated with a BA of .18% or more, reckless endangerment and multiple vehicle and traffic violations.

Chuquihuac was issued an appearance ticket and multiple traffic tickets and released to a sober third party.

No injuries were reported.

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