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Two injured in Davenport accident


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Originally Posted Online: March 26, 2013, 2:25 pm
Last Updated: March 26, 2013, 7:08 pm
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Three people were taken to the hospital after a two-vehicle accident shortly before 4 a.m. Tuesday in the 1300 block of W 2nd Street, Davenport.

According to a Davenport Police Department news release, a preliminary investigation indicates that a car driven by Kathy J. Scott, 53, of Milan, was eastbound in the1300 block of W 2nd, at a high rate of speed, when it crossed the center line and collided head-on with a westbound pickup truck driven by Robert A. Berhenke, 52, of Moline.

Drivers of both vehicles had to be extricated. A passenger in Ms. Scott's vehicle, John J. Scott, 43, of Davenport, fled the scene and later was located, according to the release. All three people were taken to Genesis East for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

Police said alcohol is believed to be a factor in this crash and criminal charges are pending.

















 




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