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Drunk driver causes multi-car accident on I-80, police say

A Bettendorf man has been arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol after police say he caused a multi-car accident.

QUAD CITIES—A Bettendorf man has been arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol after police say he caused a multi-car accident.

According to police, January 6, around 2:53 P.M., The 27-year-old from Bettendorf rear-ended a car in front of him, causing that car to hit another vehicle in the opposite lane.

As a result, Around 3:00 P.M., the Westbound lane on the I-80 bridge was briefly shut down as police worked to clear the scene.

Police shut down Westbound traffic to clear the accident.

Traffic was rerouted through I-74 and I-280  during the cleanup.

The News8 drone captured the action from the sky. The Westbond lane has since opened back up.

No word yet on any injuries.

Drunk driver causes multi-car accident on I-80, police say