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Two Semis Crash On I-280 Exit Ramp In Davenport

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An accident involving two semi-trucks closed down the Rockingham Road Exit ramp off of I-280 in Davenport on Wednesday morning.

Davenport Police say one semi ran into the back of another, seriously injuring one driver and severely damaging the semi.

Officials say the driver received severe injuries to the lower extremities due to the crushing action of the impact.

According to police, he was flown to Iowa City, Iowa by a MedForce helicopter.

His condition is not known.

Police say the other driver was uninjured.

The exit ramp was closed while police investigated the scene.

Police wrapped up the scene investigation around noon and reopened the ramp.

The semi that was rear-ended was cleared to leave the scene after the investigation.

There is no word at this time on the cause of the accident.

Police will continue to investigate the accident.

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