UPDATE: New details have been released in a late night crash on Harrison Street in Davenport last night.
According to a press release from the Davenport Police Department, officers were in the area of 400 Harrison Street last night at about 11:23 p.m. when a Kia Sportage and Jeep Cherokee were involved in a crash in the intersection. After an investigation, officers determined that the Kia was travelling southbound on Harrison Street and ran the red light at Fourth Street, hitting a Jeep Cherokee that had been reported stolen out of Rock Island. The Kia left the roadway and struck a nearby building and offices, causing damage.
Two juvenile occupants of the stolen Cherokee fled the scene on foot and were taken into custody after short foot pursuits. A passenger in the Cherokee was taken to a local hospital for what appeared to be minor injuries. The Kia was occupied by a driver and two passengers and two of the occupants were taken to a local hospital for what appeared to be minor injuries.
The investigation is ongoing, and charges are pending.
EARLIER: A heavy police presence remained in the area of Fourth and Harrison streets at 12:30 a.m. Wednesday in downtown Davenport.
Davenport Police were near two severely damaged SUVs – a Kia and a Jeep. The Kia crashed into the H & R Block building, 332 N. Harrison St. Glass and debris littered the sidewalk and the street.
Several officers and squad cars remained in the area for some time. Officers at the scene told our Local 4 News crew there were at least two minor injuries from the incident.
We do not know whether anyone has been charged in connection with the incident. Local 4 News will stay in contact with law enforcement to provide details when they become available.