31 year old Timothy Flanigan, of Livingston, crashed this 2008 Ford pickup into a tree off 190 West near Forest Hills Loop Road.
Driver Crashes Into Woods After Striking Another Vehicle, Intoxication Suspected, SPRING CREEK, June 13, 2018 - At approximately 3:55 p.m. on June 13, 2018, a black 2015 Dodge pickup, driven by Sidney Weese, 46, of Onalaska, was west-bound on US-190 West (just west of Forest Hills Loop). Sidney was slammed from behind by a red 2008 Ford pickup driven by Timothy Flanigan, 31, of Livingston. The impact caused Flanigan's vehicle to leave the pavement to the right and slam into a large tree. Weese pulled his truck to the shoulder, and with all the excitement, as he was exiting his pickup, he forgot to put it in park. Weese's pickup rolled down the embankment (same side) into the woods. Americare Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with Deputy Victor White and Lieutenant Andy Lowrie with the Polk County Sheriff's Office and Trooper Ashlee White with the Texas Highway Patrol. Weese was physically okay. Flanigan appeared intoxicated. Flanigan told EMS personnel that he was around other people smoking dope and he must have accidentally inhaled second hand smoke. Flanigan was transported by ambulance to CHI Livingston Memorial Hospital to be checked out. Traffic on 190 was not blocked during investigation and cleanup. Flanigan is likely facing a charge for driving while intoxicated. Both vehicles were recovered by George White & Sons Wrecker Service.
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46 year old Sidney Weese, of Onalaska, was driving this 2015 Dodge pickup.
Trooper Ashlee White speaks with Weese at the scene.
Deputy Victor White (left) and Lieutenant Andy Lowrie assisted Trooper Ashlee White.
Both vehicles were recovered by George White & Sons Wrecker Service.
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