Semi rolls on I-80 exit Saturday


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Posted Online: Oct. 26, 2013, 9:22 pm
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By Laura Anderson Shaw, landerson@qconline.com
EAST MOLINE -- The driver of a semi was taken to the hospital Saturday afternoon after his truck rolled over while exiting the Interstate 80 ramp, heading into the eastbound lane of Interstate 88 and Illinois 92.

East Moline Fire Department Capt. Bruce Colmer said firefighters were called to the scene at 3:14 p.m. Saturday.

No information was available Saturday night on the name of the semi driver. The truck was carrying lime for farm fields, Capt. Colmer said.

The driver had minor injuries and was taken to Genesis Medical Center, Illini Campus, Silvis, said Capt. Colmer, who expected the driver would be released soon.

















 



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