Is this a distracted driver case? Is it a cell phone or texting?

A crash occurred in Union County on May 4, 2011 - Is this a distracted driver case? Is it a cell phone, texting or some other electronic distraction causing the driver to just not see the car in front? VEHICLE #2 WAS WESTBOUND ON HWY 34 SLOWING FOR TRAFFIC AHEAD. VEHICLE #1 WAS WESTBOUND ON HWY 34 COMING UP BEHIND VEHICLE #2. FOR UNKNOWN REASONS VEHICLE #1 FAILED TO STOP IN ASSURED CLEAR DISTANCE AND COLLIDED INTO THE REAR OF VEHICLE #2. AFTER BEING STRUCK BY VEHICLE #1, VEHICLE #2 SPUN AROUND IN A COUNTER CLOCKWISE MOTION AND CAME TO FINAL REST FACING EAST ON SHOULDER. VEHICLE #1 THEN CAME TO REST FACING SOUTHEAST ON HWY 34... Highway 169 at Afton. Downing an instructor at SW Community College.

Steve Lombardi
Iowa personal injury, workers' compensation, motorcycle, quadriplegic, paraplegic, brain injury, death
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