Firefighter rescued after DWI crash

Police say Eric Chanin, 23, was behind the wheel when he lost control and rolled his vehicle over along Orangeburg Road in Pearl River on Saturday morning.

Police say Eric Chanin, 23, was behind the wheel when he lost control and rolled his vehicle over along Orangeburg Road in Pearl River on Saturday morning. (8/29/16)

PEARL RIVER -  A Pearl River firefighter had to be rescued this weekend after an alleged drunken driving crash.

Police say Eric Chanin, 23, was behind the wheel Saturday morning when he lost control and rolled his vehicle over along Orangeburg Road in Pearl River.

The car was badly damaged after hitting some trees and wound up on the front lawn of a home. Chanin was extricated and flown to the Westchester Medical Center with injuries that were not life-threatening.

He was arrested and charged with misdemeanor DWI.

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