Accident causes major traffic jam on John Deere Road


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Originally Posted Online: Dec. 06, 2012, 1:56 pm
Last Updated: Dec. 06, 2012, 9:27 pm
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Moline emergency personnel transport an accident victim to an ambulance after using the Jaws of Life to remove the male subject from the passenger side of a car involved in a multiple-vehicle accident at the intersection of John Deere Road and 41st Street in Moline Thursday Dec. 6, 2012. The accident took place about 1:10 p.m. and snarled westbound traffic for about an hour. The intersection was reopened at 2:20 p.m. 














 



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