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Accident on I 74 and Spruce Hills

 

 

MEDIA RELEASE                                  

 

DATE: May 15, 2012

SUBJECT: Accident on I 74 and Spruce Hills

 

 

 

BETTENDORF - At approximately 2:49 p.m. today, the driver of a Chevy Cavalier was driving northbound on I-74 near mile marker 1.9 when she lost control of her vehicle. The car went into a ditch, hit the side of the I-74 onramp, went airborne, hit a tree, and ended in a ditch on the other side of the onramp.  The driver was extricated from the vehicle and was transported to Genesis East by Medforce. The driver admitted to texting while driving.

 

I-74 was closed for approximately 25 minutes.

 

The accident is still under investigation.