On October 25, 2022 at 0006 hours, the Rock Island Police Department responded to a head-on vehicle accident near the intersection of Rt. 92 and 78th Avenue West.
Upon arrival officers observed a GMC Sierra truck and a Jeep Grand Cherokee had collided on 78th Avenue West, just west of the Rt. 92 intersection. The driver of the GMC Sierra truck, 41-year-old Scott F. Reid, and the passenger both sustained life-threatening injuries and were transported to Unity Point Trinity Hospital for treatment. The driver of the Jeep Grand Cherokee was also transported to Unity Point Trinity Hospital but was later released. Reid was charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol but due to the nature of his injuries, was released on a Notice to Appear.
The accident remains under investigation by the Rock Island Police Department’s Traffic Unit; no further information is available at this time.
Anyone with information related to this case is asked to contact the Rock Island Police Department at (309) 732-2677 or Crime Stoppers at (309) 762-9500 or using the P3 Tips app.