Car overturns near Martha’s Point in Bettendorf

Eastbound lanes of River Drive were closed for about a half-hour after a wreck involving an overturned car.

Police said a 2006 Chevrolet Impala was westbound on Grant Street when the driver traveled over the traffic island at 6th Street, near Martha's Point, and the car overturned just before 9:30 a.m. Thursday, August 28, 2014.

The car came to rest upside-down, blocking the eastbound lanes of River Drive.

Firefighters pulled the driver, a 53-year-old man from Bettendorf, from the overturned car.  He was taken by ambulance to a local hospital.

Police said the driver was wearing a seat belt at the time of the wreck.

Police said no other vehicles were involved.


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