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Posted on: June 10, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Traffic Crash

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On June 9, 2020 at 1949 hours, the Rock Island Police Department attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a Grey Chevrolet Impala in the area of 25th Street 15th Avenue.

The Driver of the Impala fled from the attempted stop, traveling south on 25th Street. As the vehicle approached the intersection of 25th Street 18th Avenue, it disregarded a red traffic signal and was struck by a west bound vehicle.

The driver of the Impala was transported to Unity Point by the Rock Island Fire Department and later transferred to OSF Hospital in Peoria. The driver of the second unit sustained minor injuries and refused medical treatment at the scene.

The Rock Island County Sheriffs Department was requested to conduct an independent traffic crash reconstruction of the incident.

The investigation remains on-going at this time.

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