Deputy Cody Hardy (left) with the Polk County Sheriff's Office, and Officer Dakota Hernandez (Corrigan Police Dept.) pulled 4 small children from the minivan.
Mother and Children Hospitalized in Single Vehicle Accident, MOSCOW, March 24, 2014 - At around 4:50 am on March 24, 2014, a red 2005 Nissan Quest, driven by Zenobia Mallory, 24, of Katy, was south-bound on US-59. According to Mallory, she fell asleep at the wheel. Her vehicle left the pavement to the left and rolled through the grassy median for over 50 ft., she then re-entered the south-bound lanes of traffic and crossed over to the right side of the pavement, rolled down an embankment, and crashed into the wood line. Deputy Cody Hardy with the Polk County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to the scene and was quickly joined by Officer Dakota Hernandez with the Corrigan Police Department. The engine on Mallory's vehicle was still running and the two law men smelled a hot, burning smell. Out of concern for a possible vehicle fire igniting, the two men cut the seat-belts that where holding kids in their car seats and pulled them from the vehicle. The two men pulled 4 kids from the vehicle and assisted Mallory (the kids' mom). Americare Ambulance Service soon arrived and treated all five at the scene. Two of the kids had major head lacerations. Mallory and her four children were transported by ambulance to Livingston Memorial Hospital with undisclosed injuries. Corporal Ramey Bass with the Texas Highway Patrol was dispatched to investigate. Traffic was not blocked during investigation and cleanup. Zenobia Mallory is facing citations for driving with a suspended license and expired registration. Mallory's vehicle was recovered by Clifton Wrecker Service and will be stored in Corrigan.
Emergency vehicles on the shoulder of US-59 in Moscow
Zenobia Mallory's 2005 Nissan Quest rolled down an embankment and crashed into the wood line.
24 year old Zenobia Mallory, of Katy, and her 4 small children were hospitalized.
Corporal Ramey Bass with the Texas Highway Patrol is the primary investigator.
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