Crash at 8th and Adams in Quincy Claims the Life of Driver and Injures a Bystander
On 8/21/13 at approximately 1600 hrs Quincy 911 received several calls about a vehicle that was driving erratic and traveling at an excessive speed. The vehicle was southbound on 8th Street and was observed going through 8th/Jefferson (southbound) without stopping. The vehicle jumped the curb at 8th, Madison to Monroe and struck the fence at Blessed Sacrament. The vehicle continued southbound and flipped over prior to striking the building on the southwest corner of 8th/Adams. Witnesses stated the vehicle immediately became engulfed in flames and they quickly spread to the ground and upper floors of the building. The driver of the vehicle died on scene and identification is pending. A female bystander received an injury, but is expected to recover.
*Press release from the Quincy Police Department