Off-duty firefighter arrested for DUI

July 15, 2011 11:33:19 AM PDT
Police in the Bronx have arrested an off duty firefighter on drunk driving and leaving the scene of an accident charges.

Lanier Brown crashed his corvette into another vehicle on the northbound Grand Concourse at Bedford Park Boulevard just after 10:30 last night.

Investigators said Brown fled the scene, but he was later caught.

Two people in the other car, a man and a woman, were treated for neck and back injuries. They are in St. Barnabas Hospital in stable condition.

Brown has been a firefighter for the past three years. He works in Manhattan.

He was suspended 30 days without pay, which is the maximum allowable suspension.

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