The Rock Island, Rock Island Arsenal and Davenport fire departments searched the waters of the Mississippi River near the Centennial Bridge for someone who reportedly jumped from the railing.
Davenport authorities were dispatched to the Centennial Bridge at 3:28 p.m., and began working with Rock Island and Arsenal authorities.
The Rock Island Fire Department is the agency in charge of the case.
The Mississippi River at Lock and Dam 15 was at 17.38 feet at 5:30 p.m., according to the National Weather Service, Davenport. Flood stage is 15 feet.
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The water temperature at at Rock Island was 54 degrees as of 5 p.m. Tuesday.
This story will be updated.
Illinois bound traffic backs up as emergency responders gather on the Centennial Bridge for report of person in the Mississippi River.— Linda Cook, reporter, Quad-City Times (@CookTimes) October 15, 2019