MOLINE -- Two people were taken to the hospital after two cars collided at the intersection of 6th Ave. and 19th St. Tuesday afternoon.
Sgt. Tim DeVrieze of the Moline Police Department said witnesses told him a BMW was traveling south on 19th Street when it ran a red light, colliding with an east-bound Saturn. Airbags in both cars deployed.
Tar Macias called 911 at 1:25 pm when he heard the crash while inside a nearby restaurant.
Sgt. DeVrieze said the investigation is continuing.
Family members of the BMW driver arrived on the scene after the woman had been transported by ambulance.
Today is Saturday, Sept. 20, the 263rd day of 2014. There are 102 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Recruits can get $500 by enlisting now. Lt Jobe has a recruiting office on Illinois Street. 1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start. 1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians. 1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park. 1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision. 1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.