Brady Langston's 2006 Jeep stuck in the ditch on US 190.
Intoxicated Driver Hits Other Vehicle, Tries to Run, Gets Stuck, LIVINGSTON, May 17, 2009 - According to the Livingston Police Department, shortly after 1 am on May 17, 2009 a gray 2002 GMC Truck driven by Ethan Haynes, 18, Livingston was at a light on 190 West on the east-bound side at FM-350. Haynes' truck was struck from behind by a gray 2006 Jeep Cherokee driven by Brady Langston, 21, of Livingston. Langston managed to turn his vehicle around and attempted to escape driving west-bound on the east-bound side of US-190. Langston's vehicle left the road to the left where he ended up in a ditch. Langston tried to pull out of the ditch but couldn't as his Jeep got stuck in the soft rain soaked ground. Livingston Police Officers Sergeant Scott Paske and Jason Thomas were dispatched to the scene along with Constable Pct. 3 Randy Wheeler. Langston's Jeep sustained heavy front end damage while Haynes' truck sustained minimal rear end damage. Sergeant Paske questioned Langston and attempted to administer a field sobriety test. Langston refused and asked to be arrested on the spot. Langston was arrested and taken to Polk County Jail and booked in for suspicion of DWI and could face other charges. Both parties had insurance and nobody was injured in the incident. A rollback wrecker from Harwood Wrecker Service recovered Langston's Jeep and it will be stored at Bounds Autoplex in Livingston. The scene was cleared shortly before 2 am.
Sergeant Scott Paske places Brady Langston under arrest for suspicion of DWI.
Langston's 2006 Jeep Cherokee sustained heavy front end damage.
Ethan Haynes' 2002 GMC Truck sustained minimal rear end damage.
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