Accident shuts down part of US 61 in Scott County, 1 airlifted from crash site

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Emergency crews respond to an accident on US 61 and 110th Avenue in Scott County on July 2, 2021 (photo: Bryan Bobb, OurQuadCities.com).

UPDATE: One person was airlifted about 10 a.m. Friday to University of Iowa Hospitals after a crash at 110th Avenue and 140th Street (U.S. Highway 61.)

The Scott County Emergency Communications Center (SECC) received a call about a two-vehicle accident involving a pickup truck with a trailer and a semi-truck and trailer at 110th Avenue and 140th Street (U. S. Highway 61).

The intersection, the news release says, “is one of the busiest intersections within the county. 140th Street or Highway 61 runs east and west in this area and is a four-lane divided highway. 110th Avenue is a north/south two-lane asphalt road” in the southwest part of Scott County near West Lake Park.

Iowa State Patrol took primary investigation of the crash.

The condition of the injured person was unknown Friday night. We do not know whether anyone was ticketed.

EARLIER: Emergency crews responded to an accident on US 61 and 110th Avenue between Davenport and Blue Grass in Scott County around 10 a.m. on Friday.

Law enforcement has closed the east bound lanes of US 61 to help emergency crews tend to the accident.

According to the Local 4 News crew at the scene, the accident appears to have involved a semi-tanker trailer and pick-up truck that was towing a trailer.

Blue Grass, Buffalo and Davenport Fire Departments all responded to the accident, along with Medic and Durant ambulance. A Medforce helicopter was called in and later left the scene.

There is no information about injuries or how many people were involved at this time.

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