Mike Jones said Bergman ran into the back of his 2010 Chrysler Town and Country minivan that was stopped to make a left turn. Jones said that he didn't see Bergman coming and the impact of the collision drove his car 30 to 40 feet on Muegge Road near Hampton Place Court, just north of the Missouri 94-Missouri 364 interchange.That's strike one. Here's strike two:
"I was just sitting there in shock," Jones said. "He seemed pretty shook up, and he came over and said he was sorry, then got on his cell phone."
[Becki] Breeze told police that Bergman appeared distracted when he drove his 2008 GMC Acadia into the rear of Jones' minivan waiting to make a left turn...Bergman, however, maintains his phone was on the passenger seat and that "there was a bag of raisins in his lap." He was, however, taken to the hospital and treated for injuries to his arms and leg.
...Breeze told police that Bergman was driving erratically, "swerving in the lane and appeared to be not paying attention with his cell phone and looking around on the floorboard."
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