Major Accident on 190 Causeway Halts All Traffic, ONALASKA, February 15, 2008 - Shortly before 11 pm on February 14, 2008 a major accident occurred over Lake Livingston on the 190 Causeway in Onalaska. According to Onalaska Police Chief Ron Gilbert, Russell Muller, 43, of Livingston was east-bound on the causeway bridge in his blue 2005 F-250 when a navy blue 2006 Ford Fusion driven by Michael McDuffie, 22, of Livingston tried to pass Muller. In the process of attempting to pass, McDuffie clipped Muller's pickup causing the accident. Muller's truck slammed into the causeway wall. Both vehicles sustained major front end damage. Occupants of the vehicles were taken to Livingston Memorial Hospital via Americare Ambulance Service. There was one Polk County Sheriff Deputy, DPS Trooper Brent Murray, Onalaska Policemen, and Onalaska Volunteer Fire Department at the scene of the accident. The truck was towed by a rollback wrecker from Ken's towing and the car was towed by a rollback wrecker from George White & Sons towing. Onalaska Police Officer Brian Perkins was the officer in charge at the scene. Traffic on the bridge was completely blocked both ways until 11:48 pm when the road was opened back up for traffic flow.