East Moline woman faces additional charges after second pedestrian died from injuries after crash on I-74 pedestrian bike path

Published: May. 27, 2022 at 8:55 AM CDT
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MOLINE, Ill. (KWQC) - An East Moline woman is facing additional charges after a second pedestrian died Thursday from his injuries after being hit by an SUV on the I-74 pedestrian bike path Sunday.

The Moline Police Department said 18-year-old Anthony M. Castaneda of Moline died Thursday afternoon. The Johnson County, Iowa medical examiner pronounced Castaneda dead.

Rock Island County State’s Attorney’s Office said 46 -year-old Chhabria A. Harris is now charged with two counts of aggravated DUI causing death, one count of aggravated DUI causing death or greater bodily harm, three counts of failure to stop at the scene of an accident involving death or personal injury, three counts of aggravated reckless driving and two counts of reckless homicide.

Police responded about 2 a.m. Sunday to a crash on the I-74 pedestrian bike path. Officers found three people had been hit by an SUV that drove on the path, according to a media release. Ethan Lee Gonzalez, 21, was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to the Illinois State’s Attorney’s Office, Harris remains in custody at the Rock Island County Jail on a $2 million bond.

The Moline Police Department said this is an ongoing investigation and they will continue to work with the Rock Island County State’s Attorney on this tragic event.

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