Accused drunken teen rescued from burning van in Dutchess County
State police had to rescue a drunk teenager out of a burning minivan in Dutchess County, troopers say.
It happened early Thursday morning on State Route 9D in the town of Wappinger.
Responding troopers found a minivan that had crashed into a barn, erupting in flames.
Troopers brought the teen to safety.
The driver was 17 years old.
He was taken to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries and is now facing DWI charges.