The truck (driven by Joan Tejas) pulled out of a parking lot and failed to yield to the north-bound green car.
Failure to Yield Hospitalizes 2, LIVINGSTON, February 1, 2011 - Shortly before 11 am on February 1, 2011, Elza L. Harp, 78, of Livingston, was north-bound on US-146 inside the city limits of Livingston when a tan 2003 Dodge Dakota driven by Joan Kruse Tejas, 69, also of Livingston pulled out of the parking lot of Arena Veterinary Clinic and failed to yield right-of-way to Harp. Harp's green 2006 Ford Fusion collided with Tejas' vehicle. Both vehicles came to rest in the middle of 146. Americare Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with Sergeant Ronnie Bogany and Officer Kevin Ward (both with Livingston Police Department). Harp and his female passenger were treated by EMS personnel from Americare and transported to Livingston Memorial Hospital with undisclosed injuries. Traffic in both the north and south bound lanes of 146 was partially blocked. According to Sergeant Bogany, Tejas was issued a citation for failure to yield right-of-way from a private drive. Both parties had insurance. Both vehicles were recovered by Ken's Towing and will be stored at Harrison Body Shop in Livingston. The scene was cleared by 12 noon.