Driver of Car Passes Away a Few Hours After Accident, LIVINGSTON, April 20, 2015 - The driver of a car that was involved in a collision with a pickup truck, has passed away. Hilario Uvalle,III, 34, of Livingston, was pronounced deceased by Justice of the Peace, David Whitworth, at 2:09 am on April 19, 2015 (about 4 hours after the accident occurred). Uvalle passed away at CHI Livingston Memorial Hospital. Uvalle was south-bound on US-146 at around 10:30 pm on Saturday night (April 18) when his vehicle left the pavement to the right. Uvalle pulled back up onto the pavement, but crossed over the north-bound lanes (oncoming traffic) and was slammed by a pickup. Original Story Below
Corporal Ramey Bass is the lead accident investigator.
Car Collides With Pickup and Gets Ripped in Half, Intoxication Suspected, LIVINGSTON, April 19, 2014 - At around 10:30 pm on April 18, 2015. a maroon 2000 Subaru Outback driven by Hilario Uvale, III, 34, of Livingston, was south-bound on US-146 near escapees RV park. Evidence at the scene suggests that Uvale's vehicle left the pavement to the right. Uvale crossed over the end of Providence Road and re-entered the pavement on 146. When Uvale re-entered the pavement, his vehicle was sideways as he entered the north bound lane (opposite direction of traffic). A north-bound white 1998 Chevy Z71 pickup (pulling a Honda wave runner), driven by Oscar Olmos, 28, of Hamshire, slammed into the rear half of Uvale's vehicle. The collision ripped the car in half. The front half of the vehicle slid into the grass on the north-bound side of 146 ejecting Uvale in the process. The pickup and the rest of the car also came to rest in the grass on the north-bound side a short distance north of Olmos. Americare Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with Deputy Edward Thomas with the Polk County Sheriff's Office and Corporal Ramey Bass, and Troopers Zach Lenderman and David Morris (all with the Texas Highway Patrol). Uvale was loaded into an ambulance and transported to CHI Livingston Memorial Hospitalwith major injuries. Olmos was also transported by ambulance to CHI Livingston with undisclosed injuries. All traffic on 146 was blocked during investigation and cleanup. Baggies with marijuana and pills were found in Uvales' debris from his car. The accident remains under investigation by the Texas Highway Patrol. Olmos' vehicle and wave runner were recovered by Ken's Towing and will be stored at Harrison Body Shop in Livingston. Uvale's vehicle was recovered by LakeView Wrecker Service and will be stored in Livingston. Special thank you: Ken withKen's Towing
The front half of 34 year old Hilario Uvalle's vehicle came to rest on the north-bound side of US-146 (Uvale was ejected from his vehicle).
28 year old Oscar Olmos' 1998 Chevy Z71 came to rest in the grass (part of the back half of Uvales' vehice is up under the pickup).
More of Uvalle's vehicle rests near the pickup that it collided with.
Olmos is helped from his vehicle by emergency personnel.
Olmos' Honda Wave Runner came off it's trailer and slid onto 146 at Providence Road.
Marijuana and pills were found in Uvalle's vehicle debris field
The back seats of Uvalle's vehicle were caught in the front bumper of Olmos' vehcle.
As Olmos' pickup was pulled onto a rollback wrecker, more of Uvalle's vehicle came to light that was under Olmos' vehicle.
Houdini assisted with vehicle recovery services.
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