The driver of this vehicle (Moises Manrriquez of Livingston) failed to yield right-of-way and was slammed by a Chevy Suburban.
Accident Hospitalizes One, LIVINGSTON, April 24, 2010 - At approximately 12:55 pm on April 24, 2010, an older model silver Chevy Suburban driven by Kenneth Lockhart, 45, of Livingston, was west-bound on FM-1988 (less than a mile from R & D Grocery on 146), when he collided with a late model Ford F-150 driven by Moises Manrriquez, 48, also of Livingston. Manrriquez pulled out from Providence road but failed to yield right-of-way Lockhart. The collision was a glancing blow that totaled Manrriquez's truck and heavily damaged Lockhart. Americare Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with Ramey Bass of the Texas Highway Patrol and Sergeant Nita Bowen who was off duty at the time of the wreck, but was notified by witnesses. Lockhart sustained a serious arm injury and was treated at the scene by EMS Personnel from Americare and transported to Livingston Memorial Hospital. Manrriquez was physically okay. Traffic was partially blocked during investigation and cleanup. Both parties had insurance. A rollback wrecker from Fawbush Wrecker Service recovered Manrriquez's vehicle and it will be stored at Fawbush Body Shop in Livingston while Lockhart's vehicle was recovered by Ken's Towing and it will be stored at Polock's Body Shop in Livingston. Manrriquez was issued a citation for failure to yield right-of-way from a stop sign. At time of press, Lockhart's physical condition is not know to PolkCountyToday.com. According to Trooper Bass, they may have flown Lockhart to Houston from Livingston Memorial Hospital, but this hasn't been confirmed. The scene was cleared by 2:45 pm.
WARNING: One Image Below Contains Blood
The Suburban struck the pickup with a glancing blow tearing up the driver's side.
Lockhart's vehicle rolled into someoen's front yard and finally stopped.
DPS Trooper Ramey Bass issued Manrriquez (center) a citation for failure to yield right-of-way from a stop sign.
Lockhart's airbag deployed and got bloodied.
Manrriquez's airbag also deployed. Manrriquez's vehicle was a company truck for Southwest Water Company.
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