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