Enosburg man facing multiple charges after crash in Highgate

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HIGHGATE — A 23-year-old Enosburg man is facing multiple charges following a crash in Highgate on Saturday.

The single-vehicle crash took place on Carter Hill Road at around 9:49 p.m.

Police say the driver had fled the scene when they arrived, but he was later located and identified as Thomas Sweeney.

Following an investigation, police say Sweeney had been driving with a criminally suspended license, and that he had operated the vehicle under the influence of alcohol.

Police say he had also left the scene of a crash resulting in property damage and that he had violated a set of active conditions of release stating he may not operate a motor vehicle without a valid license.

He was transported to the hospital by Missisquoi Valley Rescue to be treated for moderate injuries resulting from the crash.

He is facing charges of driving under the influence, driving while license suspended, violation of conditions of release and leaving the scene of an accident.