Two people were injured Monday morning when a tow truck pulling another vehicle from a ditch on Interstate 74 collided with a second vehicle.

The incident occurred about 8 a.m. on eastbound I-74 at the interchange with I-80, according to a news release from the Davenport Police Department.

Police say the tow truck was attempting to recover a vehicle from the east ditch of Interstate 74. During the recovery effort, the tow truck and vehicle it was pulling from the ditch, entered the eastbound lanes of travel.

An SUV traveling eastbound in the left lane collided with the tow truck.

Both the driver of the tow truck and SUV were transported to local hospitals for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

Both drivers will be issued misdemeanor traffic citations as a result of this collision.

Quad-City Times​