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, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: A corps of surgeons now occupies the new hospital quarters at the Garrison Hospital on the Rock Island Arsenal. A fence has been installed to enclose the prison hospital. 1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500. 1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral. 1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal. 1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post . 1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.