ROCK ISLAND Co., Ill. (KWQC) - A 57-year-old Hampton man suffered life-threatening injuries in a single-vehicle crash Saturday night in Rock Island County.
Officials with the health department in Rock Island County have reported the first COVID-19 related death. Officials say the patient is only being identified as a man in his 60's who had been hospitalized. (MGN Image)
The Illinois State Police says the crash happened around 6:45 p.m. on Illinois Route 84 northbound at 180th Street North.
The preliminary investigation indicates the man, who police have not yet identified, was driving a white 2016 Ford when the vehicle, for unknown reasons, veered off the roadway and struck a tree, according to state police.
The man was transported to a local hospital, according to state police.
No other information was released Saturday night.