Semi accident closes River Drive near Bettendorf - UPDATE

Davenport, Iowa (KWQC) - UPDATE: River Drive in Davenport is back open.

According to the Davenport Police Department, the accident happened before 7:00 am at East River Drive near Forest Road.

The crash involved three vehicles. One car was rear-ended and pushed it into the side of a semi-truck. The semi-truck lost an exterior gas tank as a result of the crash and leaked fuel all over the road.

A sand truck was brought in to help clean up the fuel. River Drive was blocked off for about an hour and a half while the crash was cleaned up.

One person was transported to Genesis as a precaution. Minor injuries are being reported. All vehicles sustained moderate damages.

UPDATE: Police and fire crews are working to clean up the scene of an accident on River Drive in Davenport near the Bettendorf border. The accident happened before 7:30 am.

Fire crews tell KWQC it could be a while before the road is reopened as they are bringing in a sand truck to help clean up the diesel fuel that spilled in the accident.

We don't know the cause of the accident at this time, only that it involves a jack-knifed semi truck and two cars.

One person was taken to the hospital. Their injuries are unknown.

Traffic is being diverted using back streets from Forest Drive to McClellan Heights.

ORIGINAL STORY: A semi-truck accident is blocking River Drive on the Bettendorf, Davenport border.

The accident is near Forest Road. Plan to find an alternate route if you are headed that way.

This is a developing story. Check back for more information.