27 year old David Dygert, of Livingston, looks at his 1993 GMC pickup on FM-3126 near the Polunski prison unit.
Driver Causes Accident, Arrested for Warrants and More, LIVINGSTON, June 14, 2015 - At approximately 3:15 pm on June 14, 2015, a blue 1993 GMC pickup driven by David Dygert, 27, of Livingston, was north-bound on FM-3126. According to Dygert, his truck had suspension problems and caused his vehicle to leave the pavement to the right. Dygert over corrected to the left, reentered the pavement, crossed the center line and struck a south-bound 2014 Toyota Sienna driven by Mustafa Syed, 48, of Houston. Syed's vehicle pulled over to the right side of the south bound lane. Dygert turned his truck around and pulled up behind them. Americare Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with Sergeant Lee Rogers and Deputy Josh Sanders with the Polk County Sheriff's Office, and Troopers Kevin Burman, Darwon Evans, and Donny Akers (all with the Texas Highway Patrol). A child passenger in Syed's vehicle was transported by ambulance to CHI Livingston Memorial Hospital with mild injuries. Everyone else was physically okay. Traffic on FM-3126 was partially blocked during investigation and cleanup. As it turns out, David Dygert had warrants out for his arrest. Dygert was cuffed and loaded into a unit to be transported to Polk County Jail. During a vehicle inventory, a small baggy of marijuana was found in Dygert's truck. Dygert was cited for failure to control speed, driving with a suspended license, and possession of marijuana. A rollback wrecker from Ken's Towing recovered both vehicles. Syed's vehicle will be stored at Pollock's Body Shop in Livingston. Dygert's vehicle will be stored at Harrison Body Shop in Livingston.
Dygert crossed the center stripe and clipped/scraped this 2014 Toyota Sienna driven by 48 year old Mustafa Syed, of Houston.
Trooper Kevin Burman checks on Syed (sitting on ground). Syed had family nearby who came to check on him.
Trooper Donny Akers places Dygert under arrest when it was learned that Dygert had warrants out for his arrest out of Polk County.
Trooper Akers escorts Dygert to a unit to be transported to Polk County Jail (Trooper Darwon Evans pictured in background).
During a vehicle inventory, a small amount of marijuana was found in Dygert's pickup.
Both vehicles were recovered by Ken's Towing.
Houdini assisted with towing duties.
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