69 year old Patsy Harper, of Livingston, crashed this 2006 Chevy Monte Carlo in the 5295 block on US-59 (South of the Goodrich Truckstop).
Driver Crashes Vehicle, Bystanders Rush to Help, GOODRICH, July 13, 2016 - At approximately 2:15 pm on July 13, 2016, a red 2006 Chevy Monte Carlo, driven by Patsy Harper, 69, of Livingston was north-bound in the 5295 block of US-59 (south of the Goodrich Truckstop). For some reason, her vehicle left the pavement to the right, continued through a ditch, as her vehicle came out of the ditch (upward), it went airborne, jumped a driveway, and came to rest upright in the weeds. Allegience Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with Deputy Jacob Hopper with the Polk County Sheriff's Office and Troopers Zach Lenderman and Allen Stanton with the Texas Highway Patrol. Several bystanders rushed to help Harper. The bystanders held a blanket over Harper to keep the sun off of her while EMS personnel were enroute. Harper was loaded into an ambulance and transported to CHI Livingston Memorial Hospitalwith undisclosed injuries. The accident remains under investigation by the Texas Department of Public Safety. Harper's vehicle was recovered by a rollback wrecker from Ken's Towing and will be stored at Harrison Body Shop in Livingston.
Trooper Zach Lenderman (right) is the primary accident investigator.
Goodrich Fire Chief, Kenneth Hambrick (wearing cowboy hat), arrived and help comfort Harper as they watied for an ambulance to arrive. Harper had a large knot on her head from the accident.
Harper was loaded into an ambulance and transported to CHI Livingston Memorial Hospital.
Harper's vehicle was recovered by Ken's Towing (Houdini pictured).
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