Monday morning crash near Red Bud


Emergency personnel responded shortly before 7:10 a.m. Monday to a two-vehicle crash with road blockage in the area of 4109 State Route 159 just north of Red Bud.

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department said a 2016 Toyota Highlander driven by Kristine D. Neff, 44, of Waterloo, and a 2013 Chevy Cruze driven by Janet M. Steibel, 77, of Prairie du Rocher, were both traveling north on Route 159, with the Toyota trailing behind the Chevy. The Chevy braked to perform a turn when it was struck from behind by the Toyota.

Steibel and a passenger in her vehicle were both taken to Red Bud Regional Hospital by a friend for evaluation.

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