Vehicle crashes into tow truck on I-74

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Update: Two drivers were injured when an SUV struck a tow truck that was assisting a third vehicle near the intersection of I-80 and I-74 on Monday, March 5.

Both injuries were described as non-life threatening. Both drivers were issued citations as a result of the crash, according to police.

Earlier: DAVENPORT, Iowa — A crash on Interstate 74 caused traffic to divert around the right lane, just south of Interstate 80.

According to Major Jeff Bladel with the Davenport Police Department, Monday morning, March 5 a vehicle went into a ditch and a tow truck was on scene to help.  It was around 7:15 a.m. when another vehicle hit the tow truck.

Traffic was being pushed into the left lane to avoid the crash near Mile Marker 6.

Around 8:30 a.m. one of the vehicles involved was being towed from the scene, the other was being towed away.

There were no reported injuries.  Authorities did not have an official cause of the crash, but Major Bladel said the roads were particularly slick in this area.


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