Rock Island man arrested following crash on I-74

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Verdell Sheard photo from Scott County Jail

DAVENPORT, Iowa — A Rock Island man is in jail for driving drunk and causing a crash on the I-74 around 7:15 a.m. Friday, Jan. 6.

Verdell Sheard, 48, is charged with operating while intoxicated – first offense, driving under suspension, and no insurance. He is in the Scott County Jail on a $1,000 bond.

Davenport police say the crash happened northbound near 53rd Street and involved two vehicles. No injuries were reported, but the crash caused a temporary traffic back up.