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 Thursday, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2014. There are 90 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: The ladies have adopted the fashion of wearing representations of insects in the flowers on their bonnets. Some look very natural. 1889 -- 125 years ago: T.F. Cary, former Rock Island alderman, has accepted a position as salesman for a Chicago wallpaper house and plans to move to that city. 1914 -- 100 years ago: Work on the new telephone building on 18th Street between 6th and 7th avenues is progressing rapidly. 1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater at 3rd Avenue and 19th Street will have a name significant of its location. The "Rocket" is scheduled to open Thanksgiving Day. 1964 -- 50 years ago: Two of Rock Island's newest water towers were vandalized last night, including the one at 38th Street and 31st Avenue, where police took five Moline boys into custody about 9 p.m.. 1989 -- 25 years ago: Some of us who live in the Quad-Cities take the Mississippi River for granted, or at least we used to. But the river is not taken for granted by our visitors. And most Quad-Citians are realizing the importance of the river to this area as increased emphasis is placed on tourism.