A Greenport man was arrested Wednesday on drug charges after he allegedly left the scene of an motor vehicle accident in Mattituck, Southold Town police said.
Joshua Haggerty, 33, was found “slumped over the wheel of his vehicle” at around 8 a.m. on Breakwater Road near the scene of the accident, police said.
Mr. Haggerty was also found to be in possession of hypodermic needles and heroin, officials said.
He was charged with driving while impaired by drugs and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, police said.
Mr. Haggerty was transported to police headquarters and held for an arraignment, officials said.
Other details about the accident remain unclear as of Wednesday night. Southold Town police said additional information won’t be available until Thursday morning.