Driver Slams SUV Into Sewage Pump Station, SCENIC LOOP, January 25, 2010 - At approximately 9:45 on January 24, 2010, a green 1998 Ford Explorer driven by Jesse Lee Branham, 35, of Livingston, was north-bound on FM-3277 when his vehicle left the road to the right, slammed into a guard rail, and then continued down an embankment and finally stopped when his vehicle slammed into a sewage pump station. Americare Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with the Scenic Loop Volunteer Fire Department, Polk County Sheriff's Deputy Lee Rogers and DPS Trooper Brent Henry. Branham was removed from his vehicle and taken to a waiting ambulance and was reportedly unresponsive. Branham was transported to Livingston Memorial Hospital with undisclosed injuries. Traffic was not blocked during investigation and cleanup. Branham did have insurance and initially, will be cited for failure to maintain a single lane. The accident is still under investigation. A rollback wrecker from Harwood Wrecker Service recovered Branham's vehicle and it will be stored at 101 Harwood Drive in Livingston. The scene was cleared by 11:30 pm.
Jesse Lee Branham's SUV struck this guard rail, slid down the embankment...
...and then slid sideways into a sewer pump station.
The drive shaft was portruding from the rear of the vehicle.
Both airbags deployed.
Branham's vehicle was recovered by Vehicle Recovery Specialist Jim Harwood.
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