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Man airlifted to Peoria after Moline crash

Three others were transported to local hospitals with minor injuries

UPDATE: Four people were transported to local hospitals for treatment as a result of the crash at 19th Street and Avenue of the Cities.

Three of them had minor injuries and one had life-threatening injuries and was later transported to OSF-Peoria by MedForce for treatment of his injuries.

The matter is under investigation by the Moline Police Department's Traffic Investigations Unit.

EARLIER UPDATE

The road has been cleared and open to normal traffic, according to the Moline Police Department.

EARLIER REPORT

‚ÄčThe Moline Police Department is urging motorists to avoid 19th Street and Avenue of the Cities due to a crash. 

The Interstate 74 overpass on Avenue of the Cities is closed both ways. It happened on the east side of I-74 in the westbound lanes.

According to our reporter at the scene, two vehicles appear to have been involved in the accident.  Two ambulances left the scene carrying victims. Eastbound traffic on Avenue of the Cities is being diverted onto 19th Street. 

The roadway will be closed while traffic investigators complete their investigation.

This is a developing story. Stay tuned to Local 4 News, Fox 18 News and OurQuadCities.com for updates.


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