Crash closes part of Rock Island’s 11th Street in both directions

ROCK ISLAND, Illinois -- A two-car collision that happened around 7:30 a.m.  closed down 11th St. in both directions between 21st Ave. and 25th Ave. until approximately 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 8.

Three people were injured in the accident, including one who had to be extricated. All were treated and released from area hospitals.


Both cars were southbound on 11th St. when the one was turning and the other struck it from behind, police said.

The driver of the first vehicle was issued a citation for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident and operating an uninsured vehicle. The driver of the second vehicle was cited for driving with a suspended driver's license and operating an uninsured vehicle.