Driver flees after hitting utility pole, residence in early morning accident on Fifth Street

Quincy Police Department

QUINCY — The Quincy Police Department is investigating an accident early this morning after which the driver of a car ran away.

An officer with the Quincy Police Department initiated a traffic stop at 4:01 a.m. Monday at Fifth and Jackson. However, the driver of the vehicle did not stop and continued northbound at a high rate of speed. The vehicle left the road and struck a utility pole in front of 843 S. Fifth, as well as the residence. The driver then ran from the scene and has not yet been located.

The utility pole broke in half and struck a vehicle belonging to the occupants of the residence. The occupants of the residence did not suffer any injuries.

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