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Cops: Driver ran over curb, found unconscious

08/31/2015 3:40 PM |

A Westhampton man allegedly high on drugs was found unconscious with his vehicle in drive in Wading River Monday afternoon, Riverhead Town police said. 

Police received a report of a vehicle that had driven over the curb in the parking lot at McDonalds on Route 25A at about 12:18 p.m. The driver, 36-year-old Eric A. Sweet, was unconscious and the vehicle was safely placed in park, police said.

Wading River Fire Department responded and transported Mr. Sweet to Peconic Bay Medical Center. Police charged Mr. Sweet with driving while ability impaired by drugs, two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance and possession of a hypodermic instrument.

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