An alleged drunken driver crashed his vehicle into a house in Mattituck, then fled the scene over the weekend, Southold Town Police said.
Stephen Tuthill Jr. was driving his Honda westbound on Westphalia Road when he struck at tree and a house at the corner of Cox Neck Road at 10:21 p.m. Saturday, police said.
The 23-year-old man fled the scene but was apprehended shortly later at his Mattituck home, where officers found him to be under the influence of alcohol, police said.
Tuthill was charged with driving while intoxicated and leaving the scene of an accident.
He will be arraigned at Southold Town Justice Court.