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UPDATE: Two small kids involved in DUI crash

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QPD says the driver appeared to be intoxicated. QPD says the driver appeared to be intoxicated.
Strieker Strieker
Emergency crews at the scene of the crash. Emergency crews at the scene of the crash.
Crews respond to a single vehicle rollover Crews respond to a single vehicle rollover
Jeep appeared to leave roadway and roll. Jeep appeared to leave roadway and roll.
QUINCY, Ill. (WGEM) -

A Quincy man was arrested Wednesday evening following a DUI crash that involved two small children, according to police.

The crash happened shortly before 6 p.m. on Gardner Expressway, near Jackson Street.

A news release stated Eric Strieker, 29, was driving a Jeep Wrangler northbound on Gardner Expressway when he lost control. It stated the Jeep slid, went over a median into the southbound lane and flipped onto the driver's side.

Police reported that Strieker was found to be under the influence of alcohol. They said there were two children in the Jeep and were not in car seats.

QPD stated Strieker was arrested for aggravated DUI, driving while license revoked, obstructing justice, endangering the life of a child, child restraint violation, illegal transportation of alcohol, improper lane usage and operating uninsured motor vehicle. He was taken to the Adams County Jail.

Southbound traffic was backed up for a short time and began moving around 6:10 p.m.

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