Both eastbound lanes closed on I-74 due to crash involving two semi trucks and passenger vehicle

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Both eastbound lanes are closed on I-74 due to a crash involving two semi trucks and a passenger vehicle that occurred at 11:12 a.m. Monday. (Britni Moses, OurQuadCities.com)

UPDATE: At least one person has died as a result of the crash.

All lanes are open currently.

EARLIER Multiple entrapment, including one car under the semi truck, were confirmed by the Coal Valley Fire District and Chief. Everyone has been removed from the scene.

EARLIER Police are responding to a crash involving two semi trucks and a passenger vehicle on eastbound Interstate 74 around milepost 8, which is around three miles east of the Quad City International Airport and four miles west of the Big X intersection of I-74 and I-80.

Both eastbound lanes are closed at this time.  Re-opening time is not known. Police have asked drivers to use U.S. Highway 6 or I-80 for all eastbound traffic.

A medical helicopter was called to the scene.

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