Stolen truck damages multiple vehicles following police chase in Davenport

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UPDATE: Police say 27-year-old Kayln Fonner was behind the incident. She’s now accused of felony theft and eluding police.

As a result of yesterday’s crash, the columns of the Grand Avenue House for Freedom Home Ministries have been completely torn off.

It’s not clear when damage to the building will be repaired.

Skid marks are still visible on the grass, and a street sign was completely damaged.

Alliyah Sims reports the accident is still the talk of the town, and residents are concerned about the safety of neighborhood children.

EARLIER UPDATE: At least three cars collided in Davenport Wednesday evening, causing a traffic jam.

The accident closed a section of Grand Ave. for at least three hours.

Live footage from the 10 p.m. newscast at E. Locust St. and Grand Ave. shows a red truck flipped on its side.

To the right of the truck, there’s a car backed up against a utility pole with some extensive damage to its front end.

Davenport Police and Iowa State troopers were present.

Local 4 News was the only news crew to report to the scene.

Davenport Police say the accident started as a chase of a stolen vehicle.

There is one woman in custody who refused medical treatment.

Officers say the drivers of the cars that were hit suffered minor injuries.

A woman at the scene says her husband was transported to a local hospital, and there’s no official word yet on his condition.

Iowa State troopers are now leading this investigation.

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