Multi-vehicle accident with injuries forces closure of Avenue of the Cities near I-74

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MOLINE, Illinois -- Avenue of the Cities between 19th and 24th streets is reopened after being closed both directions shortly after 11:30 a.m. following a multi-vehicle accident with multiple injuries on Friday, Feb. 16.

Moline Police say 4 people were transported to local hospitals for treatment. 3 of them had minor injuries.

One man had "life-threatening" injuries and was later transported to OSF-Peoria by MedForce for treatment.

The road remained closed until about 1:15 p.m. Now, both east and westbound lanes have been reopened on Avenue of the Cities.

The matter is under investigation by Moline PD Traffic Investigations Unit.