Officers from Livingston Police Department were among the first to arrive at the scene of the accident.
Accident Hospitalizes 1, LIVINGSTON, November 19, 2015 - Shortly before 7 am on November 19, 2015, a gray 2011 Kia Optima driven by Carolyn T. Bard, 69, of Houston, was east-bound on US-190 West. Bard's vehicle left the pavement to the right, struck a culvert, went airborne and rolled. Bard's vehicle came to rest upside down in the grass on the right side of 190 a short distance west of FM-350 South. Americare Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with the Livingston Volunteer Fire Department Heavy Rescue Unit. Additionally, officers Kaleb Barker, Brandon Brewer and Chad Lilley with Livingston PD, Jacob Hopper with the Polk County Sheriff's Office and Trooper Allen Stanton with the Texas Highway Patrol. Bard was removed from her vehicle and transported by ambulance to CHI Livingston Memorial Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Initially, it is believed that a possible medical condition caused Bard to leave the pavement. The accident remains under investigation by the Texas Highway Patrol. Bard's vehicle was recovered by Ken's Towing and will be stored at Pollock's Body Shop in Livingston.
69 year old Carolyn T. Bard, of Houston, struck this culvert, went airborned and rolled.
Bard was transported to CHI Livingston Memorial Hospital by ambulance.
Bard's vehicle was recovered by Ken's Towing.
Houdini assisted with towing duties.
Heidi was on duty for PolkCountyToday.com.
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