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, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East. 1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil. 1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport. 1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island. 1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis. 1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.