Police: Edward Triggs, of Hampton Bays, crashes car off Montauk Highway, leaves female passenger trapped inside

Police say the car went off Montauk Highway and hit a utility pole and tree in East Quogue at around 10:45 p.m. Wednesday. (6/26/14)

EAST QUOGUE - A Hampton Bays man allegedly crashed his car and fled, leaving a female passenger trapped inside.

Police say the car went off Montauk Highway and hit a utility pole and tree in East Quogue at around 10:45 p.m. Wednesday.

Rescuers found the woman seriously injured in the car. Police then located the driver not far from the accident.

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Edward Triggs has been charged with numerous crimes, including drunken driving and leaving the scene of an accident.

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