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 Friday, Aug. 22, the 234th day of 2014. There are 131 days left in the year. 1864 -- 150 years ago: The ferry boat, Rock Island, having been put in good order at the boat yard is now making her regular trips, much to the gratification of those who have to cross the river. 1889 -- 125 years ago: W.J. Gamble, for many years superintendent of the Moline & Rock Island railway, leased the Fourth Avenue Hotel and renovated and refurnished it throughout. 1914 -- 100 years ago: Pending the building of new public schools or additions to the present ones to provide adequate room for all the children, the board of education decided that pupils younger than 6 years old would not be accepted in Rock Island schools. 1939 -- 75 years ago: The fifth annual New Windsor Fair and Horse show, which has been delayed for two days because of unfavorable weather, got off to a new start last night. The parade was held this morning. 1964 -- 50 years ago: The Rock Island County Fair and Rodeo will celebrate its silver anniversary this year. The fair opens Tuesday and will run through Saturday and offers entertainment and activity for young and old. 1989 -- 25 years ago: Earl Hanson School, Rock Island, joins the Program to Assist Latch Key Student, which aids working parents. PALS is a before and after school program for grades 1-6 in certain Rock Island public and private schools.