30 year old James Wesley Sharbine's 1998 Ford Taurus was knocked into a ditch when he failed to yield right-of-way.
Accident Hospitalizes 2, Alcohol Suspected, LIVINGSTON, October 12, 2014 - At approximately 2 am on October 12, 2014, a tan 1998 Ford Taurus, driven by James Wesley Sharbine, 30, of Livingston, was pulling out of the parking lot of Buster McNutty's bar. Sharbine attempted pulled into the west-bound lanes of US-190 West, but failed to yield to an oncoming red 1994 Ford F-150 driven by Christopher Lee Hardee, 40, of Point Blank. Hardee's vehicle slammed into Sharbine's. Both vehicles left the pavement to the right into the weeds. Americare Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with the Livingston Volunteer Fire Department Heavy Rescue Unit, Deputies Josh Sanders, Jacob Hopper, and Corporal Craig Taylor, and Troopers Zach Lenderman, Chad Seamans, and Barret Duren (all with the Texas Highway Patrol). Both drivers were treated at the scene and transported by ambulance to CHI Livingston Memorial Hospital with undisclosed injuries. Sharbine is suspected of drinking alcohol prior to the accident and may facing charges of driving while intoxicated. Traffic in the west-bound lanes of 190 were partially blocked during investigation and cleanup. A rollback wrecker from Ken's Towing recovered both vehicles and they will be stored at Harrison Body Shop in Livingston.
Sharbine was slammed by this 1994 Ford F-150 driven by 40 year old Christopher Lee Hardee, of Point Blank.
James Sharbine is facing charges of driving while intoxicated or worse.
Both vehicles were recovered by Ken's Towing (Houdini pictured).
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