Major Accident Hospitalizes 1, LEGGETT, September 15, 2015 - At approximately 12:10 pm on September 15, 2015, a white 2015 Nissan Sentra, driven by William Bradford, 61, of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, was south-bound on US-59. Bradford broadsided a 1997 Ford Ranger, driven by Arlinda Perry, 81, of Livingston. Perry was north-bound on 59 and attempted a left turn onto FM-942 West and failed to yield to Bradford. Bradford's vehicle impacted the passenger's side of Perry's vehicle. The impact caused Perry's vehicle to turn over onto its driver's side. Initially, Perry was trapped in her turned over vehicle. Americare Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with the Livingston Volunteer Fire Department Heavy Rescue Unit, Sergeant Lee Rogers with the Polk County Sheriff's Office and Troopers Donny Akers are Barett Duren with the Texas Highway Patrol. First responders were able help Perry from her vehicle. Perry was transported by ambulance to CHI Livingston Memorial Hospital with undisclosed injuries. Bradford refused treatment and was physically okay. One lane of traffic on the south-bound side 59 was blocked during investigation and cleanup. Arlinda Perry is facing a citation for failure to yield right-of-way at a left turn. Rollback wreckers from Clifton Chevrolet out of Corrigan recovered both vehicles.
Trooper Barett Duren is the accident ivnestigator.
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