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Traffic moving again after crash on East River Drive in Davenport

Update: Two people suffered non-life-threatening injuries in a collision on Davenport’s River Drive the morning of Friday, May 5.

According to police, Marva Teague, 69, of Davenport was driving in the east bound lanes of River Street when she attempted to turn left onto River Drive and struck a vehicle driven by Araceli Mancera, 43, also of Davenport. After the collision, Mancera’s vehicle struck another vehicle that was pulling a trailer.

Teague had to be removed from her vehicle by the Davenport Fire Department. Both she and Mancera were transported to an area hospital where they were treated and released.

East River Drive has reopened, just before 8:40 a.m.

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DAVENPORT — A crash on East River Drive is blocking traffic this morning.

“Due to clean up efforts, traffic is being temporarily diverted,” said a statement from the Traffic Safety Bureau in Davenport.

Westbound traffic is being rerouted onto McClellan Avenue and eastbound traffic is being rerouted onto Mound Street.

Cleanup is expected to take about 30 minutes and traffic should be flowing normally at 8:45 a.m., the statement said.

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