Lunchtime Accident on Pan American Drive, LIVINGSTON, December 17, 2008 - A two vehicle accident occurred in Livingston on Pan American drive on December 17, 2008, when, at approximately 12:55 pm a silver 2007 Chevy Trailblazer driven by Amanda L. Wiggins, 22, of Livingston was east-bound on Pan American when she was broad sided by a beige 2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser driven by Ronald L. Fisher, 62, of Baytown. Fisher attempted an illegal left turn across Pan American and turned his vehicle right into Wiggins' vehicle. Wiggins' vehicle was knocked into the grassy median and Fisher's vehicle came to rest on the should of Pan American drive. Americare Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene and Livingston Police Officers Kevin Blackburn, Rob Atkins, and Chad Lilley. One lane of traffic on Pan American was blocked as the accident was being investigated and cleared. Wiggins was physically okay however Fisher was complaining of blood pressure problems and was treated at the scene by EMS Personnel. Fisher will be issued a citation for disregarding traffic control devices (traffic control devices are the little white plastic poles that separate Business 59 entrance feeder). Both parties had insurance and both vehicles were towed by a rollback wrecker from Ken's towing and they'll be stored at Harrison's Body Shop in downtown Livingston. The scene was cleared and traffic fully flowing before 2 pm.
Wiggins' vehicle sustained heavy damage on the front passenger's side...
...while Fisher's vehicle sustained heavy front end damage.
Officer in charge: Kevin Blackburn
The entrance ramp from US-59 to Pan American is considered by many to be one of the more dangerous junctions in Livingston.
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