4 people hurt after semi loses control, hits several vehicles and Davenport home

Published: Feb. 28, 2022 at 5:09 AM CST
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DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - Four people are hurt, one seriously, after a Freightliner Semi tractor-trailer lost control, hit multiple vehicles, and eventually came to a stop inside a Davenport home.

According to the Davenport Police Department, emergency crews responded at 11:56 p.m. Sunday to the 3000 block of Rockingham Road for a report of a multi-vehicle crash with damage to several structures.

Police said the preliminary investigation shows a Freightliner Semi tractor-trailer was driving eastbound at the 3400 block of Rockingham Road when the driver lost control and hit a westbound Dodge Ram 1500. Police said the semi continued, hitting a westbound Cadillac XTS.

The driver of the Cadillac drove themself to the hospital for minor injuries, according to police.

The semi continued eastbound, hitting a westbound Chevrolet Equinox in the 3000 block of Rockingham Road. Police said the semi then hit a building at 3018 Rockingham Road before hitting and coming to rest inside a home at 3010 Rockingham Road.

Two people inside that home were injured. One of them was taken to a local hospital for treatment. The other was transported to Iowa City for serious injuries.

The driver of the semi was treated for minor injuries at a local hospital and has since been released. Police said no charges have been filed at this time.

The Red Cross has been notified to assist impacted residents.

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