Johnny Higdon's 1990 Chevy Suburban lies on its side at US-190 e and FM-2487.
Accident Hospitalizes Livingston Man, LIVINGSTON, March 20, 2014 - At approximately 4:20 pm on March 20, 2014 a green 1990 Chevy Suburban driven by Johnny B. Higdon, 67, of Livingston, was east-bound on US-190 West (near the Corner Shell). Higdon was suddenly broad sided by a black 2002 Ford F-250 driven by Ciera Leanne Campbell, 17, also of Livingston. Campbell attempted to cross over the east-bound lanes of 190 to FM-2457, but failed to yield to Higdon. The collision sent Higdon's vehicle into the grass between 190 E. and the 2457 entrance/exit lanes. Higdon's vehicle rolled and came to rest on it's passenger's side. Campbell's vehicle came to rest on the shoulder of the east-bound lanes of 190. Americare Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with Corporal Mark Dubose and Deputy Molly Landry with the Polk County Sheriff's Office and Trooper Darwon Evans and Sergeant Nita Bowen (both with the Texas Highway Patrol). Higdon was loaded onto an ambulance and transported to Livingston Memorial Hospital with undisclosed injuries. Campbell was physically okay. Traffic on the east-bound side of 190 was partially blocked during investigation and cleanup. According to Trooper Evans, Ciera Campbell was cited for failure to yield right-of-way from a crossover. A rollback wrecker from Ken's Towing recovered Campbell's vehicle and it will be stored at Harrison Body Shop in Livingston while Higdon's vehicle was recovered by Fawbush Wrecker Service and will be stored in Goodrich.
17 year old Ciera Campbell of Livingston broad sided Higdon when she tried to crossover to FM-2457 from the west-bound lanes of traffic and failed to yield to an east-bound Higdon.
Trooper Dawon Evans assists EMS personnel from Americare Ambulance Service.
Evans is the lead investigator of the accident.
When Higdon's vehicle was turned upright, the side that was impacted was revealed.
Campbell's vehicle was recovered by Ken's Towing.
Houdini watches from the truck.
Higdon's vehicle was recovered by Fawbush Wrecker Service.
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