Hummer in Bruce Jenner crash carried woman, 73, who was seriously injured

Bruce Jenner crash
The driver of the Hummer involved in Saturday’s crash on PCH has been identified. The crash also involved former Olympian Bruce Jenner.
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A Hummer H2 that was in a crash involving Bruce Jenner was carrying a local family, including a newborn baby and a 73-year-old woman who was seriously injured in the crash, a report on the incident shows.

The vehicle was driven by Peter Wolf Millesi, 62, and was carrying his wife, two children and a 73-year-old woman who fractured her spine, according to a police report obtained by the Los Angeles Times.

A 1-month-old baby also was in the car. There was a “complaint of pain” regarding the child, but the infant was not seriously injured, according to the report.

Millesi’s Hummer slammed head-on into a white Lexus driven by Kim Howe, 69, of Calabasas. Howe was killed in the crash. 


The crash occurred Saturday on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu.

Jessica Steindorff, 29, was driving her Toyota Prius to a meeting in Zuma Beach, said her attorney, Robert Simon. She came to a stop on PCH. She later told police it was because traffic was backed up from a red light.

Howe was following the Prius in her Lexus. Bruce Jenner was following the Lexus in a Cadillac Escalade, towing a trailer with an off-road vehicle.

An initial account of the accident said the Lexus rear-ended the Prius, then Jenner rear-ended the Lexus, pushing it into oncoming traffic, where it crashed with Millesi’s Hummer.


On Wednesday, Simon said Steindorff’s Prius was hit by Jenner’s Escalade -- and not Howe’s Lexus as first described.

After the Lexus was pushed into oncoming traffic, where it was struck by the Hummer, Jenner’s SUV continued on and hit Steindorff’s car, Simon said.

A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department source familiar with the investigation but not authorized to speak publicly said a witness corroborated Simon’s account. Authorities initially said that it appeared Jenner’s car hit the Lexus, which then hit Steindorff’s Prius.

Steindorff’s license had been suspended in 2013, DMV records show. It was suspended without her knowledge after she failed to appear in court for a speeding ticket, her attorney said.

Detectives said Steindorff could potentially be prosecuted for misdemeanor driving without a license.

“We haven’t acted yet because it is an ongoing investigation,” Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Det. Richard Curry said.

Although victim Howe did not have a valid California driver’s license, the report shows she was licensed in Arizona, where she owned property.

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