Emergency personnel treat 57 year old Robert Gamage, II, of Livingston.
Motorcycle Strikes Car From Behind, SPRING CREEK, June 29, 2015 - At approximately 5:30 pm on June 29, 2015, a 2005 Yamaha V Star motorcycle driven by Robert Gamage, II, was east-bound on US-190 West. Gamage was following too closely behind a red 2001 Toyota Celica driven by Hogan Kahle, 30, of Onalaska. Kahle slowed to make a left turn onto Spring Creek road and was struck from behind by Gamage. Gamage's motorcycle left the pavement to the right and turned over, ejected Gamage into the grass in the process. Kahle pulled across the street to a parking lot. Americare Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with Sergeant Lee Rogers and Detective Byron Dunaway with the Polk County Sheriff's Office, and Trooper Allen Stanton with the Texas Highway Patrol. Gamage was loaded into an ambulance and transported to CHI Livingston Memorial Hospital with undisclosed injuries. Kahle was also transported to Ambulance to CHI for precautionary reasons. Traffic on the east-bound side of 190 was partially blocked during investigation and cleanup. According to Trooper Stanton, Robert Gamage, II was cited for following too closely, and Hogan Kahle was cited for driving with an invalid license. A rollback wrecker from Ken's Towing recovered Gamage's motorcycle and transported it to Gamage's residence, Kahle's vehicle was drivable.
Gamage struck a vehicle from behind and caused heavy damage to his 2005 Yamaha V Star motorcycle.
30 year old Hogan Kahle, of Onalaska, (leaning on car) was driving this 2001 Toyota Celica.
Gamag was transported by ambulance to CHI Livingston Memorial Hospital.
Gamage's motorcycle was recoverd by Ken's Towing.
Houdini assisted with towing duties.
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