On October 17, 2020, at approximately 6:40 p.m., the State Police responded to I-490 eastbound for a report of several people walking on the controlled access highway. When troopers arrived they observed a number of protesters illegally walking on the expressway blocking traffic.
Troopers attempted to interview several of the protestors who did not comply with police and ran from the state troopers. Due to the dangerous situation, troopers arrested, Alyssa Sadwick ,age 28, from Rochester and Kennedy Parks, age 21, from Fairport for Disorderly Conduct, Pedestrian on the Expressway, and Obstruction of Governmental Administration.
At approximately 7:02 p.m., while protestors were on the expressway blocking traffic, a 3 car accident occurred.