Postal Driver at Fault in Accident, SODA, January 5, 2020 - At approximately 10:30 am on January 5, 2020, a postal mail delivery truck, driven by Kaitlyn McMillan, 21, of Splendora, was east-bound on US-190 East on the shoulder of the road. McMillan attempted to re-enter the roadway but failed to yield to an east-bound gray 2019 Ford Escape, driven by Thomas Roger Jeske, 66, of Wausaukee, Wisconsin. The vehicles front fenders clipped. Both vehicles came tor rest in the pavement on 190 at Olivia Road. Allegiance Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with Deputy Josh Sanders with the Polk County Sheriff's Office, Livingston Volunteer Fire Department, and Trooper Allen Stanton with the Texas Highway Patrol. There were no serious injuries. McMillan was transported by ambulance to CHI Livingston Memorial Hospital as a precautionary measure. McMillan was cited for failure to yield. Traffic on 190 was partially blocked during investigation and cleanup. Jeske's vehicle was recovered by Ken's Towing and will be stored at Harrison Body Shop in Livingston. The postal truck was recovered by Fawbush Body Shop and will be stored in Goodrich.
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21 year old Kaitlyn McMillan, of Splendora, was east-bound on US-190 East on the shoulder when she re-entered the pavement but failed to yield to another east-bound vehicle.
Jeske's vehicle was recovered by Kenn's Towing.
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