Ht-and-run accident damages Maine Center

Posted: Apr. 6, 2013 2:00 pm Updated: Apr. 20, 2013 2:15 pm

A Quincy man was arrested early Saturday in connection with a hit-and-run accident at the Maine Center which remains under investigation.

Quincy police report that a 2004 Dodge Ram pickup truck struck the east side of the Maine Center, 535 Maine, at about 2:22 a.m. Saturday. Witnesses told police that occupants of the vehicle had fled the scene before officers arrived.

An investigation found that the truck was southbound on Sixth Street from Hampshire when the driver lost control and left the street. The truck struck and sheared off a light standard before colliding with the building. The building had several broken windows and damage to the brick facade.

The owner of the vehicle, Brady M. Fielding, was located at Fifth and Hampshire and was determined to be an occupant of the truck at the time of the crash. Fielding, 24, 5322 Ester Ave., was arrested and charged with failure to report an accident to police and was released on bond.

The driver has not been identified, and the investigation is ongoing.

The Quincy Fire Department assisted by temporarily securing the building until repairs could be made.

No injuries were reported.