Davenport (IL) Fire Apparatus in Accident with Pick-Up

One person was taken to the hospital Monday morning after a fire truck and a pick-up truck collided.

According to Davenport Police, the accident occurred about 10 a.m. Monday at the intersection of West 3rd and Fillmore streets. Davenport Fire Truck Engine 2 was travelling east on 3rd Street and struck a Ford F150 travelling south on Fillmore Street, police said.

Engine 2 was being operated in emergency mode with lights and sirens and had been dispatched to an EMS call prior to the crash.

Police said the sole occupant of the Ford 150 was transported from the scene to Genesis East Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries. One firefighter on Engine 2 had minor injuries and was taken to Genesis East for evaluation and treatment.

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