Man killed, two children seriously injured in head-on crash in Davenport

Published: Sep. 8, 2020 at 4:25 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 8, 2020 at 4:27 AM CDT
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DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - A man is dead and two children suffered serious injuries in a head-on crash in Davenport Monday night.

Davenport police, fire, and Medic EMS responded around 11:50 p.m. to a report of a serious vehicle crash just west of the intersection of River Drive and Forest Road, police said in a media release.

After an initial investigation, police determined a Saturn passenger car was traveling eastbound on River Drive and crossed the center line into oncoming traffic, according to the release.

A GMC pickup that was traveling westbound on River Drive struck the Saturn head-on within its westbound lane. The driver of the GMC was uninjured, according to the release.

A man who also a passenger in the Saturn was pronounced dead at the scene. Two children inside the vehicle suffered serious and potentially life-threatening injuries, according to the release.

The driver of the Saturn suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The names of those involved in the crash are being withheld at this time, pending notification of next of kin.

No other information was released early Tuesday.

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