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Austin Man Facing Charges After Accident

Lucius Mead Photo: Mower County Adult Detention Center. Lucius Mead

June 19, 2017 02:16 PM

(ABC 6 News) - An Austin man is facing charges after a traffic accident that put him in the police spotlight.

The accident occurred around 1:30 p.m. Saturday on 18th Avenue Northwest, near WalMart.

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Witnesses told police a car failed to stop for oncoming traffic and collided with a car driven by 23-year-old Lucius Mead of Austin.

Police say Mead fled the scene and was found hiding in the women's restroom of a nearby store.

Police say Mead was wanted on drug warrants from the state of Iowa.

The Austin Fire Department also responded to the accident and used the Jaws of Life to extricate the woman.

She was taken by ambulance to Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin for shoulder pain.


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