Emergency crews at scene of fatal motorcycle and car accident in Davenport

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UPDATE: The identify of a motorcyclist killed Wednesday in a Davenport crash is being withheld until family members have been notified.

The crash happened shortly before 3:45 p.m. at Harrison Street and Columbia Avenue, where Davenport police, fire and Medic EMS were on the scene.

A Chevrolet passenger car was headed south on Harrison Street in the second lane from the west, a news release says. The car made an abrupt lane change into the western-most lane of Harrison Street, striking a motorcyclist with its front corner.

The motorcycle was headed south on Harrison Street in this western-most lane of travel when the car struck it, and the motorcyclist lost control.

The motorcyclist “separated from the motorcycle” and suffered fatal injuries.

The identities of those involved are being withheld pending notification of families.

UPDATE: Police confirm that a man riding the motorcycle was killed as a result of the accident.

A witness says the fatal accident started after another accident that involved three cars. A car from the first accident was leaving the scene when it pulled out in front of the motorcycle on Harrison Street.

Traffic is still being blocked on Harrison Street as the accident investigation continues.

EARLIER UPDATE: Emergency crews are at the scene of an accident involving a motorcycle and two cars on Harrison Street and Columbia Avenue in Davenport that occurred just before 4 p.m.

Traffic is currently blocked on Harrison Street as crews investigate the incident.

According to Local 4 Chief Photographer Bryan Bobb, there appears to have been a fatality as a result of the accident.

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