Barbara Baxter's 2004 Pontiac Grand Am sits in the grass off 146 at E Capps Road (the maroon Chevy pickup (upper right) slammed her from behind).
Three Hospitalized in Accident, LIVINGSTON, September 2, 2015 - At approximately 5:20 pm September 2, 2015, a red 2004 Pontiac Grand Am, driven by Barbara Collins Baxter, 60, of Livingston, was south-bound on US-146. Baxter slowed to attempt a left turn onto East Capps Road. As Baxter was waiting for a chance to turn, she was slammed from behind by a maroon south-bound 2014 Chevy Silverado driven by Pamela Renea Redden, 40, of Livingston. The impact pushed Baxter's vehicle off the pavement to the left and into the grass, Redden's vehicle came to rest a short distance further south on 146. Americare Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with the Livingston Volunteer Fire Department, Deputy Cody Hardy with the Polk County Sheriff's Office and Trooper Chris Cain with the Texas Highway Patrol. Baxter and her passenger (a young girl) were both transported by ambulance to CHI Livingston Memorial Hospital with undisclosed injuries. A child in Redden's vehicle was also transported to CHI Livingston Memorial by private vehicle. Traffic on 146 was partially blocked during investigation and cleanup. Redden was cited for failure to control speed. Both vehicles were recovered by Ken's Towing and will be stored at Harrison Body Shop in Livingston Special thank you: Ken withKen's Towing
EDITOR'S NOTE: I apologize for the lack of quality of these pictures. When I pulled up on the scene and went for my camera, I realized that I had taken it out of my truck earlier and forgot to put it back in. I took out my cell phone and snapped the following shots, thus the pics are lacking in quality.
40 year old Pamela Renea Redden, of Livington was driving this 2014 Chevy Silverado when she slammed into Baxter from behind.
Trooper Chris Cain investigated the accident.
Trooper Cain cited Redden for failure to control speed.
Three people were hospitalized.
Both vehicles were recovered by Ken's Towing.
Mixi, Molly, and Heidi were on the job for PolkCountyToday.com.
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