U.S. 30 Bridge crash

U.S. 30 Bridge crash

Clinton police and fire departments responded to a two-vehicle crash shortly before 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. According to a Whiteside County Sheriff’s Department report, George L. Drake, 54, of Camanche, was traveling west across the U.S. 30 bridge when his vehicle crossed the center line and struck an eastbound vehicle nearly head on driven by Bridget L. Sweenie, 46, of Morrison. Both Drake and Sweenie were transported by Clinton ambulance to MercyOne for medical treatment. Drake was cited for improper lane usage. Whiteside County deputies, the Fulton fire and police departments, Midwest Towing and Downtown Auto assisted at the scene.