Deputy Michael McDuffy with the Polk County Sheriff's Office assisted in investigation.
Driver Fails to Yield to Oncoming Traffic, LEGGETT, June 25, 2017 - At approximately 9:05 pm on June 25, 2017 the driver of an older model Chevy Suburban was sitting at a stop sign on Upper Leggett Road and attempted to pull onto FM-642 East. The driver failed to yield to a west-bound Kia Forte. The two vehicles collided. The collision caused the Kia Forte to slide off the pavement and into a chain link fence while the Chevy Suburban came to rest on the shoulder of the west-bound side. Allegiance Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with Deputy Michael McDuffy and Corporal Javier Segura with the Polk County Sheriff's Office and a Trooper from San Jacinto County. Amazingly, nobody was hurt. The driver of the Chevy Suburban is likely facing a citation for failure to yield. Both vehicles were towed from the scene.
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The driver of this Chevy Suburban attempted to turn off of Upper Leggett Road onto FM-942 East and failed to yield to an oncoming vehicle.
This Kia Forte was west-bound and slammed into the Suburban.
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