Preemption Area Accident Injures One

A two-vehicle accident south of Preemption results in minor injuries.  The mishap occurred early Wednesday afternoon, according to a Mercer County Sheriff’s Department report. 71 year old Sydney Depooter of Moline was driving southbound when he crossed into the northbound lane striking a vehicle driven by 73 year old Steven Vanacker of Monmouth. Vanacker sustained minor injuries and was transported from the scene to an area hospital. Depooter was cited for improper lane usage.