40 year old Juan Rodriguez, of Livingston, was transported by ambulance to CHI Livingston Memorial Hospital.
Driver Fails to Yield, 1 Hospitalized, LIVINGSTON, December 14, 2015 - At approximately 9 am on December 14, 2015, a red 2009 Mazda Miata, driven by, Juan Manuel Sabino Rodriguez, 40, of Livingston, was west-bound on US-190 West (in front of Walmart). Rodriguez's vehicle slammed into a gold 2015 Jeep Cherokee driven by Robert Allen Hasselbach, 79, of Livingston. Hasselbach was pulling out of the parking lot at Walmart, but failed to yield to Rodriguez. Rodriguez's vehicle impacted the back half of Hasselbach's vehicle. The impact spun Hasselbach's vehicle around as it came to rest partially in the center median. Rodriguez's vehicle remained on the pavement facing west. Americare Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with Officers Scott Paske, Kevin Ward, and Sergeant Ronnie Bogany with Livingston Police Department. Rodriguez was transported by ambulance to CHI Livingston Memorial Hospital with undisclosed injuries. Hasselbach was physically okay. Traffic on the west-bound side of 190 was blocked during investigation and cleanup. Hasselbach was cited for failure to yield right-of-way from an open intersection. A rollback wrecker from Ken's Towingrecovered both vehicles and they'll be stored at Harrison Body Shop in Livingston.
79 year old Robert Hasselbach, of Livingston, was driving this 2015 Jeep Cherokee. Hasselbach failed to yield to Rodriguez when the pulled out of the parking lot of Walmart.
Hasselbach was cited for failure to yield right-of-way from an open intersection.
Both vehicles were recovered by Ken's Towing (Houdini pictured).
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