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Police looking for suspect after hit-and-run crash damaged Bettendorf used car business

Police are treating the incident as a hit-and-run investigation.
Police are treating the incident as a hit-and-run investigation.(KWQC)
Updated: Jun. 14, 2021 at 1:40 PM CDT
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BETTENDORF, Iowa (KWQC) - Bettendorf police are investigating a hit-and-run crash that caused significant damage to a used car business over the weekend.

According to a witness, the vehicle was heading on State Street around 2:10 a.m. Sunday when the driver lost control on the curve where it becomes a one-way street onto Grant Street and hit several used vehicles before hitting the Premier Picks Auto building. The vehicle also hit a downtown decorative planter.

Police say the driver fled the scene before police arrived. So far, they have not identified a suspect. The suspect ran southbound across State Street and disappeared in-between the buildings. If you think you have any information, contact Bettendorf police.

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