Man charged with drunk driving after Rochester crash
ROCHESTER - Firefighters rescued a Lafayette Street man after he became trapped in his vehicle which rolled over along Route 108 Monday.
Police, firefighters and emergency personnel responded to free the driver around 2:10 a.m. after Dover ambulance crews spotted a 2005 Hyundai Accent after it struck a utility pole before rolling onto its roof near Profile Apartments along Rochester Hill Road - Route 108.
The Hyundai sustained extensive damage during the accident and was towed from the scene.
Joseph Mercer, 26, of Lafayette Street, was transported to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries and charged with driving under the influence. He was released on $1,500 personal recognizance and was scheduled to be arraigned Monday morning.
Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to contact the Rochester Police Department at 330-7127. Anonymous tips nay also be left with Rochester Crimeline at 335-6500 or submitted via text at Crimes (274637); in the body write TEXT4CASH followed by the tip. All calls to the Rochester Crimeline are confidential, and rewards may be given for information leading to an arrest.