Stop sign placed to make safer intersection near John Deere Middle School

MOLINE, Illinois -- Crews were out at an intersection near John Deere Middle School placing a temporary stop sign to make the area more safe.

After a child was hit by a car at the 12th Street, 21st Avenue intersection near the school on Friday morning, January 19th, parents and area neighbors brought their concerns to the city.

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At a meeting Tuesday evening, January 23rd, city leaders agreed to put in temporary safety measures, like the removable stop sign, while they find a more permanent solution.