Saturday, 20 April 2019
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
 
MSC News National Headlines U.S Health Tech Talk World Business Sports Top Headlines
Car crash injuries lead to arrest
11/02/2018

Austin Hager/Credit: Atchison Co Sheriff's Office

(KAIR)--An Atchison man is in custody, arrested in connection with a wreck last summer that left his two passengers injured.

Atchison County Sheriff Jack Laurie, in a release, said 19-year-old Austin Hager was arrested Thursday.

He was taken into custody on an Atchison County District Court Warrant for charges of aggravated battery, DUI, reckless driving, and failure to stop at a stop sign.

The Kansas Highway Patrol investigated the July 5 crash that happened two miles west of Lancaster.

Traveling at what Laurie calls a high rate of speed, Hager, according to the Patrol's report, was northbound on Greeley Road, at the T-intersection at 286th Road, when he failed to stop, going straight through the intersection.

His Chevrolet Camaro left the roadway, struck an embankment, and then collided with a tree.

Hager and a passenger, 17-year-old Muscotah resident Jacob Hamilton, were taken by Atchison County EMS to Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph, Missouri.

A second passenger, 18-year-old Lancaster resident Michael Baker, was flown by LifeStar helicopter to the University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City

The Patrol says the three were not wearing seat belts at the time of the wreck.

Following his arrest, Hager was booked into the Atchison County Jail.

He is currently free on a $10,000 bond.

© Many Signals Communications
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
Lawn mowing accident leaves one hospitalized
Hotel standoff ends with no injuries
Longtime local radio announcer being remembered
A century of business coming to an end
Two hurt in Monday wreck
Two killed in Leavenworth Co crash
Drivers warned to heed highway closing
Oneida man arrested on agg battery charge
Hiawatha man injured in western KS crash
Makeshift mud camo fails to conceal suspect
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Charges filed in 2017 fatal Leavenworth Co crash
Atchison woman arrested for financial crimes
Atchison police officers earn promotions
Hiawatha man injured in western KS crash
Foster father sentenced for child sex crimes
Public comment sought on proposed wind project
Officers to target impaired drivers
Longtime local radio announcer being remembered
Man sentenced in Perry Lake homicide
New Holton city commissioner selected
Click Here For All Stories

©2019 MSC News
Hiawatha, Ks 66434
EEO Public Report
KNZA - KLZA - KMZA - KTNC - KAIR
Powered by Radio Media Group
162.158.78.196