Trooper David Flowers is the investigating Officer.
Pills and Morphine: Intoxicated Driver Crashes Into Tree, SCENIC LOOP, September 27, 2011 - At approximately 8:40 pm on September 27, 2011, a blue 1999 GMC Sonoma driven by Mikel Williams, 47, of Livingston, was south-bound on FM-3277 when he entered a curve. Williams' vehicle left the road to the right, then the over corrected to the left and left the road, rolled down an embankment and slammed into a tree. Williams' vehicle spun around facing his opposite direction of travel. Americare Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with Deputy Dustin Lowery, the Scenic Loop Volunteer Fire Department and Troopers David Flowers and David Morris with the Highway Patrol. Deputy Lowery found Mikel Williams near the scene of the wreck on 3277 and waited for the ambulance to arrive. Upon arrival, EMS Personnel from Americare treated Williams at the scene and transported him to Livingston Memorial Hospital with undisclosed injuries. As it turns out, Williams was using a morphine pump and takes a large amount of pills daily and was very intoxicated. Traffic of FM-3277 was blocked during investigation and cleanup. According to Trooper Flowers, Williams will be charged with driving while intoxicated. A rollback wrecker from Fawbush Wrecker Service recovered Williams' truck and it will be stored in Goodrich. The scene was cleared by 9:45 pm.
Mikel Williams' 1999 GMC Sonoma sits at the bottom of an embankment off FM-3277 (approximately 1 mile from FM-3126).
Emergency personnel work on Williams on the shoulder of FM-3277 where he was found by Deputy Dustin Lowery with the Sheriff's Office.
Both airbags deployed.
Williams' vehicle was recovered by Fawbush Wrecker Service.
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