A Huntsville youth was transported by ambulance to CHI Livingston Memorial Hospital in Livingston.
Huntsville Youth Hospitalized from Accident, SPRING CREEK, February 18, 2019 - Shortly before 11 am on February 18, 2019, a white 2016 Hyundai Sonata, driven by Lucy Payret, 47, of Huntsville was west-bound on US-190 West. Payret's vehicle T-boned a blue 2007 Mercury Grand Marquise, driven by James Smith, 75, of Livingston. Smith was east-bound and attempted a left turn onto Walding Road and failed to yield to Payret. Payret's vehicle slammed into the passenger's side of Smith's vehicle. The accident caused Payret's vehicle to slide into the grass off Walding Road while Smith's vehicle slid the opposite direction and came to rest on the shoulder facing west on the west-bound side. Allegiance Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with Deputies Missy Murray and Ronald Bogany with the Polk County Sheriff's Office, and Trooper Allen Stanton with the Texas Highway Patrol. Smith and Payret refused medical treatment. However, Payret's juvenile female passenger was transported by ambulance to CHI Livingston Memorial Hospital with undisclosed injuries. Smith was cited for failure to yield while making a left turn. Traffic on 190 was partially blocked during investigation and cleanup. Payret's vehicle was recovered by Ken's Towing and will be stored at Harrison Body Shop in Livingston. Smith's vehicle was recovered by Fawbush Wrecker Service and will be stored in Goodrich.
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47 year old Lucy Payret of Huntsville was driving this 2016 Hyundai Sonata west-bound on 190 West when she T-boned a vehicle that pulled directly in front of her.
79 year old James Smith, of Livingston, was east-bound on 190 in this 2007 Mercury Grand Marquise and attempted a left turn onto Walding Road, but failed to yield to Payret, causing the collision.
Both vehicles appear to be totaled.
Payret's vehicle was recovered by Ken's Towing (Houdini pictured).
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