The driver of the vehicle, Daniel C. Hlavac, age 21, of Pearl River was observed near the vehicle exhibiting signs of intoxication. Mr. Hlavac was also observed to have some minor injuries that were sustained in the accident.
Mr. Hlavac was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital where he was treated and released. He was arrested for Driving While intoxicated - VTL 1192(3), and Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs - VTL 1192(4).
The accident caused the power to go out in the area, and it remained out while Orange and Rockland Utility replaced the telephone pole. O & R estimated the outage to last until midnight.
Source: The Rockland Star