An ambulance from Dream House EMS broadsided a car that failed to yield at the Walmart intersection on 190 West.
Failure to Yield Equals 3 Vehicle Accident in Front of Walmart, LIVINGSTON, July 2, 2013 - At approximately 10:10 am on July 2, 2013, an ambulance with Dream House EMS driven by Kenneth Harold Sanchez, Jr., 27, of Humble, was west-bound on US-190 West. Sanchez was passing through a green light at the west end of Walmart when a silver 2004 Buick Le Sabre driven by Wanda Irene Childress, 87, of Livingston, attempted to cross over from the east-bound lanes of traffic into the parking lot of Walmart. Childress failed to yield to Sanchez. Sanchez's ambulance slammed into Childress' vehicle. The collision spun the ambulance around and into the grass on the right side of the pavement. Childress' vehicle was also spun around and slammed into a west-bound red 1994 Ford Aerostar minivan driven by Raymond Herbert, 46, of Livingston. Americare Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with the Livingston Volunteer Fire Department and Officers with Livingston Police Department including Scott Paske, Lieutenant Matt Parrish, Sergeant Ronny Bogany, Kevin Ward and Kevin Blackburn. Chidress was transported by ambulance to Livingston Memorial Hospital where a PHi Air Medical Helicopter landed and flew her to Hermann Hospital in Houston. Sanchez and his passenger were taken to Livingston Memorial Hospital by Ambulance and later released. Nobody else was injured. Traffic on 190 west was blocked as traffic was rerouted through the Walmart parking lot. Childress may be facing a citation for failure to yield right-of-way from a crossover. Raymond Herbert's minivan was driven from the scene while Chidress' vehicle was recovered by Ken's Towing and will be stored at Fawbush Body Shop in Goodrich. The Dream House ambulance was recovered by Fawbush wrecker service and will be stored in Goodrich.