Police said Joseph Droual, 63 of East Setauket was traveling east on Rt. 25A and Hawkins Road when he hit a 20-year-old woman.The accident happened at 4:52 p.m. Police said Droual fled the scene. Droual was arrested an hour or so later when he returned to the scene.
Droual has been charged with leaving the scene of crash with serious injury. Police said he was not held overnight and will be arraigned at a later date. According to police, there is no indication that drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash.