20 year old Baraba Cones of Livingston was driving this 2010 Ford F-250 when she tried to pass another vehicle.
Major Accident on 146 Hospitalizes 3, LIVINGSTON, January 20, 2014 - At approximately 9:40 am on January 20, 2014, a black 2010 Ford F-250 driven by Barbara Cones, 20, of Livingston, was north-bound on US-146 (next to Escapees RV Club) when she attempted to pass another vehicle. When she tried to pass, she apparently failed to notice a black 1993 Ford F-150 driven by Paul Escamilla, 60, of Livingston that was oncoming in the south-bound lanes. As Cones got closer to Escamilla, she continued veering to her left as Ecamilla's truck slammed into the rear half of Cone's vehicle. Cones' vehicle rolled and came to rest upright on the south-bound side in the grass and suspended over a large culvert. Escamilla's vehicle slid to the right of the pavement into the grass. Americare Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with the Livingston Volunteer Fire Department, Deputies from the Polk County Sheriff's Office and Corporal Ramey Bass with the Texas Highway Patrol. Paul Escamilla, Barbara Cones and here male passenger were transported by ambulance to Livingston Memorial Hospital with undisclosed injuries. Traffic on 146 was partially blocked during investigation and cleanup. Escamilla's vehicle was recovered by Ken's Towing and will be stored at Pollock's Body Shop in Livingston, while Cones' vehicle was recovered by Fawbush Body Shop and will be stored in Goodrich. According to Corporal Bass, no citations have been issued and the accident remains under investigation.