NEWTON (CBS) – A man drove on the wrong side of the Mass. Pike for three miles before crashing in Newton Monday afternoon.

State Police say the 80-year-old Westwood man was traveling westbound on the eastbound side of the Pike and crashed into a barrier near Exit 17.

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He was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries and may be charged.

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Police say he also caused a three car crash. No one was injured in the second collision.

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The incident is under investigation.