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.