Three people were hospitalized Thursday after a multiple-vehicle crash at the intersection of John Deere Road and 41st Street in Moline.
Shelby Boggs, 18, was issued a traffic citation for disobeying a traffic control signal,according to Moline police public information officers Scott Williams.Ms. Boggs and Angeline L. Sandoval, 43, both had been released from Trinity West Hospital Friday evening. Ms. Boggs' passenger, Dakota L. Harrell,18, remained hospitalized.
The crash occurred at 1:08 p.m. when a 2007 Toyota Camry driven north by Ms. Boggs on 41st Street collided with a 2004 Ford pickup truck traveling west on John Deere Road, Detective Scott said.
The pickup subsequently whirled around and hit two southbound vehicles, one of them a 2005 Ford truck driven by Ms. Sandova, that were stopped at the 41st Street light.Neither the driver of the pickup, Todd Rands, 44, nor his two passengers were injured.
A Moline police officer in the area witnessed the incident, Detective Williams said.The accident snarled traffic for about 45 minutes.
Today is Saturday, April 19, the 109th day of 2014. There are 256 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Miss McCorkindale has opened millinery rooms over Gimbel's dry goods store, where she offers a choice lot of millinery goods, which she will manufacture to order. 1889 -- 125 years ago: The little South Park Presbyterian chapel celebrated it first Easter decorated with flowers for an afternoon worship service attended by a large congregation. 1914 -- 100 years ago: The Wennerberg Chorus of Augustana College has returned from a 2,000-mile tour in the Eastern states and Illinois. 1939 -- 75 years ago: Col. Charles Lindbergh has stated that he is convinced that Germany's air force is equal to the combined sky fleets of her potential European foes. 1964 -- 50 years ago: Small gas motors may be permitted on boats in the lake to be built in Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. The prospect was discussed yesterday at a meeting of the Rock Island County Forest Preserve Commission. 1989 -- 25 years ago: The annual Dispatch/Rock Island Argus Spelling Bee continues to be a family tradition. Ed Lee, an eighth-grader at John Deere Junior High School, Moline, is the 1989 spelling bee champion from among 49 top spellers in Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties. He advances to the competition in Washington, D.C. Runnerup was Ed's sister, Susan.