Deputy Terri Mayer assisted Troopers at the scene.
Two Vehicle Accident Hospitalizes 1, SPRING CREEK, December 2, 2015 - At around 9:20 am on December 2, 2015, a white 2001 Chevy pickup driven by Preston Bailey, 73, of Livingston, was north-bound on Pinckard Road. Bailey attempted to cross over 190 west and failed to yield to a west-bound white 2013 Chevy pickup driven by Joseph Holt, 51, of Livingston. Holt cut right in an effort to avoid the collision but the vehicles collided. The collision spun Bailey's truck around where it came to rest facing south and blocking the east-bound lane of 190. Holt's pickup left the pavement to the right and came to rest in the grass a short distance away. Americare Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with Deputy Terri Mayer with the Polk County Sheriff's Office and Troopers Chad Seamans and Chris Cain with the Texas Highway Patrol. Traffic in the east-bound lane was blocked and the west-bound lane was partially blocked during investigation and cleanup. Holt was transported by ambulance to CHI Livingston Memorial Hospital with undisclosed injuries. Bailey was physically okay. Bailey was cited by Trooper Seamans for failure to yield right-of-way. A rollback wrecker from LakeView Towing recovered Bailey's vehicle and it will be stored in Livingston. Holt's vehicle (owned by Lake Livingston Water Supply) had a damaged tire that was changed, then the vehicle was driven from the scene.
73 year old Preston Bailey totaled his 2001 Chevy pickup when he failed to yield from Pinckard Road at 190 West.
A 2013 Chevy Pickup owned by Lake Livingston Water Supply and driven by 51 year old Joseph Holt, left the pavement to the right and eventually came to rest in the grass. Holt was pulling a trailer with heavy equipment.
Holt's pickup received moderate damage but was driveable.
Bailey's vehicle was recovered by LakeView Towing.
Mixi was on duty for PolkCountyToday.com.
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