Driver Rolls His Vehicle, Another Driver Arrested for DWI at Same Scene, LIVINGSTON, August 9, 2009 - Shortly after 1 am on August 9, 2009, a silver 2001 Saturn Station Wagon driven by Mark Bryan, 20, of Livingston was west-bound on FM-3277 when according to Bryan he swerved to avoid hitting a dog and lost control of his vehicle. The vehicle left the road to the right and rolled coming to rest upside down in a drainage ditch. The Scenic Loop Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to the scene along with Americare Ambulance Service and DPS Trooper David Morris. Bryan was physically okay. While on the scene, Morris observed a blue Dodge Truck pull up to the scene driven by Luis Lopez Govea, 28, of Livingston. Govea, for some reason, got out of his vehicle. Govea appeared to be intoxicated. Trooper Morris signaled for Govea. When Govea walked up, Morris gave Govea a field sobriety test in which Govea performed poorly. Govea was placed under arrest for suspicion of driving while intoxicated. Both Bryan and Govea had insurance. Bryan's vehicle was recovered by a rollback wrecker from LakeView Wrecker Service while Govea's vehicle was driven home by a friend. The west-bound lane of traffic was blocked during the investigations and cleanup. The scene was cleared shortly after 2 am.
Mark Bryan of Livingston walked away from this rollover.
Luis Govea drove up in this truck intoxicated.
DPS Trooper David Morris administers a field sobriety test on Govea at the same scene.
Trooper Morris places Govea under arrest for suspicion of driving while intoxicated.
Both of Bryan's airbags deployed.
A Scenic Loop Volunteer Fireman at the scene.
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