On December 27, 2020 at 01:19 hours, the Rock Island Police Department responded to a single vehicle accident at 44th Street and 4th Avenue.
During the preliminary investigation it was learned that a 2008 Hyundai was traveling westbound on 4th Avenue when it failed to negotiate the curve onto 44th Street and left the roadway and flipped over. There were three male occupants in the car, two of whom suffered critical injuries. They were transported to Unity Point Trinity Hospital in Rock Island and later flown to University of Iowa Hospitals. The third occupant was treated and released suffering only minor injuries.
The occupants’ identities are not being released at this time. The accident remains under investigation by the Rock Island Police Department’s Traffic Crash Reconstruction Unit.