29 year old Douglas Perkins of Livingston stands by his 2005 Pontiac G6 after he rolled it trying to avoid a dog.
Driver Avoids Dog, Totals Vehicle, LIVINGSTON, November 19, 2011 - At approximately 1:25 am on November 19, 2011 a blue 2005 Pontiac G6 driven by Douglas A. Perkins, 29, of Livingston, was west-bound on FM-350 South near Pridgen Road. According to Perkins he swerved left to avoid a dog in the road. Perkins lost control of his vehicle and rolled it. Perkins' vehicle came to rest upside down in the weeds on the side of 350. During the roll, amazingly, Perkins was ejected through the open sun-roof, and even more amazingly, he wasn't hurt. Americare Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with Troopers Darwon Evans, David Morris, and Kevin Burman. Traffic was partially blocked during investigation and cleanup. Perkins was not issued any citations. A rollback wrecker from Ken's Towing recovered Perkins' vehicle and it will be stored at Harrison Body Shop in Livingston. The scene was cleared in about an hour.
The vehicle was turned upright by Ken's Towing.
Troopr Darwon Evans (right) speaks with Perkins. Evans investigated the accident.
Perkins' airbag deployed.
Perkins' vehicle was recovered by Ken's Towing.
Houdini seemed proud that Perkins tried to avoid a dog.
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