Nina L. Brousseau, 61, was traveling northbound in a 2001 Chrysler
with her passenger, Lawrence F. Brousseau, 63. Mrs. Brousseau was
driving in the left lane and changed to the right lane, where the
front of her Chrysler struck the rear of a 2003 Oldsmobile
Silhouette van. Brousseau lost control of her vehicle and entered
the median. She attempted to correct, traveled back across both
northbound lanes and struck a bridge railing on the east shoulder.
Brousseau's vehicle came to final rest on the east shoulder.
The van that was struck was driven by Kataya Popova, 44, of
Broken Arrow, Okla. She pulled onto the east shoulder and stopped
after the collision.
Popova and her passengers, Lyubomira M. Popov, 17, Miroslav M.
Popov, 15, and Mitko N. Popov, 42, all of Broken Arrow, Okla., were
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Nina and Lawrence Brousseau were transported to Saint Joseph's
Medical Center in Bloomington with non-life-threatening injuries.
Brousseau's vehicle received major damage and was towed from the
Popova vehicle was driven from the scene.
The Logan County Sheriff's Department and Logan County Fire and
Rescue assisted Illinois State Police at the scene.
Brousseau was issued a citation for improper lane usage.
State Police; LDN]