Wesley Randall Brown, 65, of Livingston, attempted a left turn in this Dodge van and failed to yield to an oncoming motorcycle.
Motorcycle Accident, Driver Flown to Houston, ALABAMA COUSHATTA COUNTRY, October 1, 2015 - At approximately 4:40 pm on October 1, 2015, a black Harley Davidson Night Train motorcycle, driven by Donald Dillard, 61, of Livingston, was west-bound on US-190 East. As Dillard approached the intersection of FM-2500, an east-bound black full size Dodge Van driven by Wesley Randall Brown, 65, of Livingston, attempted a left turn from 190 onto FM-2500. Brown failed to yield to Dillard. Dillard's motorcycle slammed into the back half of Brown's van and was ejected from his motorcycle. Dillard was not wearing a helmet. Dillard's motorcycle came to rest in the middle of 190. Brown pulled his van to the shoulder of FM-2500. Americare Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with the Alabama Coushatta Volunteer Fire Department, the Alabama Coushatta Police Department, Deputies Jacob Hopper, Rey Davalos, and Cody Hardy with the Polk County Sheriff's Office, and Troopers Chad Seamans and Zach Lenderman with the Texas Highway Patrol. Dillard possibly sustained serious injuries. A landing zone was set up in the middle of 190 and a PHi Air Medical Helicopter landed and transported Dillard to Hermann Hospital in Houston. Brown was physically okay. All traffic on 190 was blocked during investigation and cleanup. Brown was cited for failure to yield right-of-way at a left turn. The motorcycle was recovered by friends of Dillard. Brown's van was driven from the scene.
Donald Dillard's motorcycle came to rest in the middle of 190 at FM-2500.
Donald Dillard was prepared to be flown to Hermann Hospital in Houston.
A PHi Air Medical Helicopter landed in the middle of 190.
PHi Air Medical turns toward Houston.
Dillard's motorcycle was recovered by friends.
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