Driver facing numerous charges after fleeing the scene of crash in Starksboro

STARKSBORO — A man driving under the influence crashed his car into a guardrail in Starksboro, then fled the scene of the accident.

On Tuesday, at approximately 7.30 a.m., police responded to the scene of a crash at the intersection of VT Route 116 and Ireland Road.

According to police, no one was injured in the accident and the operator of the vehicle had already fled the scene on foot.

The driver was identified as 19-year-old Asher McCauley from Starksboro.

McCauley showed signs of impairment as he was conversing with the police and he was subsequently taken into custody.

He was later charged with driving under the influence, leaving the scene of an accident and unlawful mischief.

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