A total of 8 children were transported by ambulance to Livingston Memorial Hospital for precautionary reasons.
Bus Fails to Yield to Car, Causes Accident, LIVINGSTON, April 25, 2014 - At around 3 pm on April 25, 2014, a full size Livingston ISD school bus driven by Jo Lynn Carman, 43, of Goodrich, attempted to cross over the east-bound lanes of US-190 West (in the 300th block). Carman failed to yield to east-bound traffic and as she crossed over, was struck by a green Ford Mustang driven by Sandra Alford, 50, of Onalaska. The bus stopped once it was over and onto the private school access road, while the Mustang came to rest in the middle of the east-bound lanes. Carman and Alford were physically okay. Multiple units from Americare Ambulance Service were dispatched to the scene along with the Livingston Volunteer Fire Department and Sergeant Jason Paske and Deputy Byron Dunaway (both with the Sheriff's Office) and Trooper Donny Akers with the Texas Highway Patrol. A total of eight children were transported to Livingston Memorial Hospital by ambulance for precautionary reasons. Traffic in the east-bound lanes of 190 were partially blocked during investigation and cleanup. According to Trooper Akers, the bus driver, Jo Lynn Carman was cited for failure to yield right-of-way to oncoming traffic. Sandra Alford's Mustang was recovered by Ken's Towing and will be stored at Harrison Body Shop in Livingston.
Sandra Alford's Ford Mustang came to rest in the east-bound lanes of 190 after striking a LISD school bus.
The car struck the rear corner of the school bus.
Trooper Donny Akers investigated the accident.
Sandra Alford's Mustang was recovered by Ken's Towing.
Houdini assisted with towing duties.
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