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Quincy man arrested after crashing car into a residence and fleeing the scene

A Quincy man was arrested Tuesday night after striking a house with his car and then fleeing the scene.

A Quincy man was arrested Tuesday night after striking a house with his car and then fleeing the scene.

This happened at 24th and Harrison Street in Quincy around 4:55 p.m.

According to the Quincy Police Sergeant Nathan Elbus, 23-year-old Austin Hays was driving a silver 2004 Honda eastbound on Harrison when he crossed into the westbound lane of traffic.

He then struck a residence on the north side of Harrison.

When officers arrived on scene, Hays fled in the vehicle eastbound on Harrison. Elbus said that's when he struck a parked vehicle and other private property. The report stated Hays turned south on 36th Street and crashed into a ditch near Prairie Ridge Drive.

Hays was evaluated by medical personnel and was later released.

Hays was arrested for fleeing to elude a peace officer, leaving the scene of an accident, improper lane usage, disobeying a traffic control device and speeding.

He was released pending a court appearance on January 23rd.

No one was injured during this incident.

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