24 year old Cameron Smith, of Livingston was driving this Chevy pickup when he left the pavement and struck a tree on FM-350 North at Colita Loop. Smith was intoxicated.
Intoxicated Driver Slams Into Tree, Flown to Houston, COLITA, October 27, 2018 - At approximately 1:15 am on October 27, 2018, a Chevy pickup, driven by Cameron Smith, 24, of Livingston, was south-bound on FM-350 North. As Smith came out of a curve, he was apparently going too fast and left the pavement to the right at Colita Loop. His pickup slammed into a large oak tree, spun around, and came to rest facing north. Smith was ejected from his pickup as his pickup caught fire. Allegiance Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with the Onalaska Volunteer Fire Department, Sergeant Adam Norris with the Polk County Sheriff's Office, and Troopers Ashlee White and Colton McQuilkin with the Texas Highway Patrol. Both of Smith's arms were broken. He admitted to the Troopers that he was "drunk". All traffic on 350 was blocked during investigation and cleanup. A Life Flight helicopter was summoned, landed, and flew Smith to Hermann Hospital in Houston. Smith is being charged with driving while intoxicated. A rollback from George White & Sons Wrecker Service recovered Smith's vehicle and it will be stored in Onalaska.
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Smtih's pickup slammed into this oak tree.
Smith's pickup sits in a pool of flame retardant foam after being saturated in the substance by Onalaska Firemen.
Trooper Ashlee White is the primary accident investigator.
Cameron Smith is wheeled to a medical helicopter, loaded, and flown to Hermann Hosptial in Houston.
Life Flight lifts of from FM-350 North and Colita Loop.
This dog watched all the excitement from an adjacent lawn.
Smith's vehicle was recovered by George White & Sons Wrecker Service.
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