Motorcyclist dies after collision with vehicle on 7th Street in Moline

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Update Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 11:15 a.m.:

Detective Scott Williams with the Moline Police Department has confirmed that the motorcyclist involved in the crash has died.

The Rock Island County Coroner identified the motorcyclist as 36-year-old Terance Cavins from Moline.

In a statement, Detective Williams said the crash happened when a westbound Pontiac was crossing 7th Street from 35th Avenue.  The vehicle "was struck by" a Kawasaki ZX750 that was headed northbound on 7th Street.

The driver "was hit by the motorcycle at the front driver side door," read Detective Williams' statement.

Cavins was taken to a nearby hospital where he died from his injuries.

If you witnessed the crash, Moline Police Traffic Investigations is asking for you to contact them at 309-524-2210.

Original report Monday, Feb. 6: 

MOLINE, Illinois — Police are investigating a motorcycle accident that happened at approximately 4:15 p.m. on Monday, February 6th, 2017 near the intersection of 7th Street and 35th Avenue Place in Moline.

Police are investigating a motorcycle vs. vehicle accident in Moline near the intersection of 7th Street and 35th Avenue Place. Photo: Brandon Green, WQAD News 8.

Police are investigating a motorcycle vs. vehicle accident in Moline near the intersection of 7th Street and 35th Avenue Place. Photo: Brandon Green, WQAD News 8

According to witnesses, the motorcycle and a silver car crashed; the motorcyclist was sent onto the windshield.

The extent of the injuries to the motorcyclist or the passengers of the vehicle are unknown.

Emergency crews were on scene at a motorcycle vs. vehicle crash just after 4 p.m. on Monday, February 6, 2017. Photo: Brandon Green, WQAD News 8

Emergency crews were on scene at a motorcycle vs. vehicle crash just after 4 p.m. on Monday, February 6, 2017. Photo: Brandon Green, WQAD News 8

Moline police were still re-directing traffic at least an hour after the crash, which caused delays in the area.