65 year old Vicki Messick Jones, of Livingston, is checked by EMS personnel from Americare Ambulance Service.
Driver Rolls Vehicle, Intoxication Suspected, LIVINGSTON, May 9, 2018 - At approximately 7:50 pm on May 9, 2018, a silver 2008 Chevy Tahoe, driven by Vicki Messick Jones, 65, of Livingston, was north-bound on FM-350 South. According to witnesses, Jones had just left The Wet Deck Club. Jones' vehicle left the pavement to the right. She overcorrected to the left, completely lost control and turned over her vehicle as it came to rest upside down facing south (2046 block of 350 S.). Americare Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with Livingston Volunteer Fire Department, Deputy Austin McCracken and Sergeant Adam Norris with the Polk County Sheriff's Office, and Troopers Darwon Evans, Zach Lenderman, Ashlee White, and John Allen with the Texas Highway Patrol. Jones crawled from her vehicle and was checked EMS personnel, then transported to CHI Livingston Memorial Hospital as a precautionary measure. Jones' speech and mannerisms showed signs of intoxication. Additionally, during vehicle inventory multiple bottles of prescription medicine was found in Jones' vehicle. Jones is facing a possible charge of driving while intoxicated. Traffic on 350 was partially blocked during investigation and cleanup. A rollback wrecker from Ken's Towing recovered Jones' vehicle and it will be stored at Harison Body Shop in Livingston.
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Jones' 2008 Chevy Tahoe lies upside down facing south in the 2046 block of FM-350 South.
Trooper Zach Lenderman observes a bottle of prescription medication found in Jones' vehicle (Trooper Darwon Evans also pictured).
Deputy Austin McCracken found even more prescription medicine in Jones' vehicle.
Trooper Lenderman checks for signs of intoxicaton on Jones.
Jones' vehicle was turned upright and recovered by Ken's Towing.
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