DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) – Weather conditions seem to be causing some accidents on Quad City area roadways Thursday afternoon. Some bands of wet snow are falling, creating poor visibility. Most road surfaces are said to be wet, with accumulations on the grass and shoulders.
This photo was sent to us by KWQC-TV6 viewer Kristin Forari. She says this accident happened on westbound I-80 near mile marker 297, which is in Davenport between Highway 61 and Interstate 74. Illinois State Police also report several crashes and vehicles in the ditch. Maintenance crews are out to clear the roadways, but troopers say you need to slow down during the current weather conditions.