40 year old Thomas Flores, of Livingston, slid out of control and crashed through this fence at the Cedar Point subdivision after he struck another vehicle from behind.
Accident Near Onalaska Hospitalizes 1, ONALASKA, November 25, 2014 - At approximately 3:45 pm on November 25, 2014, a black Toyota Tundra driven by Nathan David Andrews, 38, of Livingston, was west-bound on US-190 West and stopped to make a left turn into the Cedar Point Subdivision. As Andrews was waiting for a chance to make a left turn, he was slammed from behind by a blue 2005 Dodge Dakota driven by Thomas Flores, 40, of Livingston. The impact caused Flores to slide out of control as his truck crossed over the east-bound lane, left the pavement and crashed through a fence into the Cedar Point Subdivision. Americare Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with the Onalaska Volunteer Fire Department, and Trooper Zach Lenderman with the Texas Highway Patrol. Nathan Andrews was loaded into an ambulance and transported to CHI Memorial Livingston with undisclosed injuries while Thomas Flores was physically okay. Traffic on 190 was partially blocked during investigation and cleanup. According to Trooper Lenderman, Flores was cited for failure to control speed and driving with an invalid license. A rollback wrecker from George White & Sons recovered Flores' vehicle and it will be stored in Onalaska, Andrews' vehicle was driven from the scene by a friend.
Flores' 2005 Dodge Dakota sits in the subdivision of Cedar Point just outside Onalaska on US-190.
Nathan Andrews' Toyota Tundra came to rest on the shoulder of the west-bound side of 190 after he was slammed from behind by Flores.
Andrews was transported to CHI Memorial Hospital in Livingston.
Trooper Zach Lenderman investigated the accident.
Trooper Lenderman cited Flores for failure to control speed and driving with an invalid license.
Flores' vehicle was recovered by George White & Sons and will be stored in Onalaska.
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