An EMS professional from Americare is careful to care for a small child passenger who was in the minivan (Dustin Stuebe's Jeep Cherokee is pictured and shows visible front end damage).
Early Morning Accident, LIVINGSTON, November 11, 2011 - At approximately 7:20 am on November 11, 2011, Dustin Stuebe, 26, of Livingston, was east-bound on US-190 West near Wal-Mart. According to Stuebe, the morning sun was very bright making it difficult to see in front of him. That's when he slammed into his wife's (Rachel) Toyota minivan who was directly in front of him. The collision knocked the minivan into a Penske rental truck in front of her. Stuebe pulled over to the shoulder across the street from Wal-Mart, his wife pulled into the parking lot of the little strip center, and the Penske truck pulled into a parking lot. Americare Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with Officers Brandon Brewer and Kevin Blackburn with the Livingston Police Department. Rachel Stuebe opted to ride with one of their small children on the ambulance to Livngston Memorial Hospital (non-life-threatening injuries). The slow lane of 190 was blocked during investigation and cleanup. According to Officer Brewer, Dustin Stuebe was issued a citation for failure to control speed. A rollback wrecker from Ken's Towing recovered Stuebe's vehicle and it will be stored at Harrison Body Shop in Livingston. The scene was cleared shortly after 8 am.
Rachel Stuebe was struck from behind by her husband's Jeep Cherokee...
...the collision pushed her into the back of a Penske Rental Truck.
Though struck hard, the Penske truck showed no apparent damage.
Brandon Brewer with the Livingston Police Department is the Investigating Officer.
Stuebe's vehicle was recovered by Ken's Towing.
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