Police say Austin Parks, 21, of St. Joseph fled after officers attempted to pull him over for a traffic violation.
Officers did not pursue, but caught up to him and found he had crashed his vehicle at 12th and Ridenbaugh.
Police say Parks took off on foot and was tased by officers about a block away.
Officers believe Parks eluded police because he had several outstanding traffic violations.
He now has six citations including leaving the scene of an accident, reckless driving and driving on a suspended license.