COLCHESTER — A 34-year-old man from Highgate Center was arrested for DUI following a crash in Colchester on Tuesday.
The single-vehicle crash took place on I-89 north at around 11:20 a.m.
Police say the driver, Joseph Laviolette, fled the scene of the crash prior to first responders arriving on the scene.
While speaking with Laviolette about the collision, police say they detected several signs of impairment.
He was screened for DUI and placed under arrest for the suspicion of DUI-drug.
He was transported to the Milton Police Department for processing and released on a citation to appear in court at a later date to answer the charges.
State Police was assisted in this incident by the Milton Police Department, Colchester Fire Department, and Rick’s Towing.