On Monday, November 7, 2022, detectives from the Rock Island Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division obtained an arrest warrant for Marcus C. Holmes, born December 5, 1988 of Rock Island, for Reckless Homicide,
Failure to Report and Accident Involving Injury (2 Counts), and Unlawful Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle with bond set at $1,000,000.00 (10% applies).
On November 1, 2022 at 3:56 P.M. the Rock Island Police Department responded to a fatality traffic crash at the intersection of Rt. 92 and the off-ramp of the Stanley Talbot Memorial Bridge. Upon arrival officers observed a Chevrolet Aveo and Hyundai Azera with heavy damage from the collision. A 52 year-old male driver of the Chevrolet was extricated from the vehicle and transported to UnityPoint Trinity Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. An occupant of the Hyundai was also transported to the hospital with serious but believed to be non-life-threatening injuries. Witnesses to the crash reported that the driver of the Hyundai exited the car and fled the scene. It was determined that the Hyundai had been reported stolen in Rock Island on October 30th.
The incident remains under investigation by the Rock Island Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division. 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.