58 year old Larry Wilson of Livingston, was driving this 2008 Chevy Silverado North on FM-1988 South and swerved to avoid a deer.
Driver Breaks Leg in Accident, SWARTWOUT, February 7, 2020 - At approximately 6:30 pm on February 7, 2020, a white 2008 Chevy Silverado, driven by Larry Wilson, 58, of Livingston, was north-bound on FM-1988 South (just north of the TRA). According to Wilson, he swerved to avoid hitting a deer. His pickup left the pavement to the left, struck a culvert and went airborne. Wilson's pickup came to rest in a ditch facing north. Allegiance Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with Deputy Byron Dunaway with the Polk County Sheriff's Office, Sheldon Kauitzsch with the Park Service Police, and Trooper Ashlee White with the Texas Highway Patrol. Wilson's left leg was broken and was in extreme pain. He was transported by ambulance to CHI Livingston Memorial Hospital. Traffic on 1988 was partially blocked during investigation and cleanup. No citations were issued. Wilson's pickup was recovered by LakeView Wrecker and will be stored in Livingston.
Wilson's left leg was broken. While Wilson could sit on the edge of his seat, when he tried to move, intense pain would shoot through his body.
Wilson writhed in pain when they moved him onto the gurney.
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