This Livingston City Limit sign was taken out during the accident.
Driver Slams Into Pole, Flown to Houston, LIVINGSTON, July 12, 2015 - At approximately 6:30 am on July 12, 2015, a white 2014 Ram 1500, driven by Johnathan Donham, 30, of Livingston, was west-bound on US-190 East near SamHouston Electric Cooperative. For some reason, Donham's vehicle left the pavement to the right, proceeded about 75 feet through grass, struck a culvert, went airborne, and slammed sideways (passenger's side) into a traffic light pole. Americare Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with Officers Kevin Ward and Sergeant Ronnie Bogany (both with Livingston Police Department). Donham was transported by ambulance to CHI Livingston Memorial Hospital where he was transported by helicopter to Hermann Hospital in Houston with serious injuries. Traffic on 190 was not blocked during investigation and cleanup. Donham is facing the charge of failure to maintain a single lane of traffic. A rollback wrecker from Ken's Towing recovered Donham's vehicle and it will be stored at Harrison Body Shop in Livingston.
30 year old Johnathan Donham, of Livingston, left the road, struck a culvert, went airborne, jumped the driveway of SHECO, and slammed sideways into a traffic light Pole at the entrance to SHECO.
Donham was loaded into an ambulance, then taken to a helipad where he was loaded onto a helicopter and flown to Houston (Officer Kevin Ward, with Livingston Police Department, also pictured. Ward is the accident investigator).
Donham struck this culvert. The embankment caused him to go airborne.
Donham's vehicle was recovered by Ken's Towing.
Houdini assisted with towing duties.
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