Essex man arrested after hitting police cruiser while attempting to elude

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WILLISTON — A 26-year-old man from Essex was arrested on multiple charges following an incident in Williston on Monday.

Police say a traffic stop was initiated for a vehicle traveling 125 miles-per-hour in a 65 miles-per-hour zone on I-89 at around 12:37 a.m.

The vehicle was later located in a driveway on Williston Road, police say.

In an attempt to flee, the vehicle collided with a State Police cruiser, causing minor damage.

The driver was identified as Alexander Seagroves, and taken into custody.

He is facing multiple charges which include driving with a suspended license, violation of conditions of release, gross negligent operation, attempt to elude, aggravated assault, reckless endangerment, duty to stop, and resisting arrest.

He was later released into the custody of the University of Vermont Emergency Department with a citation to appear before the court on the above offenses.