Officers from the Alabama Coushatta Police Department assisted at the scene.
Driver Flown From Accident, SODA, May 22, 2016 - At approximately 9:10 pm on May 22, 2016, a white 2004 Lexus ES-330, driven by Angel Lashee Blount, 19, of Conroe, was sitting at the stop sign at the entrance of Indian Springs subdivision. Blount pulled out onto US-190 East but failed to yield to am east-bound maroon 1988 GMC Safari, driven by Jimmie Wayne Lewing, 64, of Onalaska. Lewing's van broad sided the driver's side of Blount's vehicle. Blount pulled over to the shoulder of the road, while Lewing's vehicle came to rest on the road at the point of impact. Americare Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with the Indian Springs and Alabama Coushatta Volunteer Fire Departments, Officers from Alabama Coushatta Police Department, Deputies from the Polk County Sheriff's Office and Trooper Chris Cain with the Texas Highway Patrol. Lewing was transported by ambulance to Soda Baptist Church were a PHi Air Medical Helicopter landed and flew him to Conroe Regional Hospital with undisclosed injuries. Blount was transported by ambulance to CHI Livingston Memorial Hospital with undisclosed injuries. All traffic on 190 was blocked during investigation and cleanup. Blount will be cited for failure to yield right-of-way. A rollback wrecker from Ken's Towing recovered Lewing's vehicle and it will be stored at Harrison Body Shop in Livingston. Blount's vehicle was recovered by LakeView Wrecker and will be stored in Livingston.
64 year old Jimmie Wayne Lewing, of Onalaska, was driving this 1988 GMC Safari when a vehicle pulled in front of him causing a collision.
19 year old Angel Lashee Blount, of Conroe, was driving this 2004 Lexus ES-330 and failed to yield to Lewing.
Trooper Chris Cain is the accident investigator.
Lewing was transported to a landing zone in the parking lot of Soda Baptist Church.
Lewing was loaded into a PHi Air Medical Helicopter and flown to Conroe Regional Hospital.
PHi Air Medical lifts off enroute to Conroe.
Houdini assisted with towing duties.
Heidi and Mixi were on duty for PolkCountyToday.com (Molly wasn't feeling well).
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