The Car "Locked Up", LIVINGSTON, May 9, 2017 - At approximately 6:30 am on May 9, 2017, a gray 2011 Dodge Charger, driven by Frederick Jacown Becks, 25, of Livingston, was north-bound on Business 59 (next to the Polk County Courthouse). According to Becks his car "Locked Up" as it left his lane to the right and slammed into a gray 2006 Chevy Silverado. The pickup (owned by Alan Cook, 51, of Livingston) was parallel parked and Cook wasn't inside the pickup. The impact pushed Cook's pickup up onto the sidewalk while Becks' vehicle turned over on its passenger's side. Americare Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with Officers Kaleb Barker, Scott Paske, and Sergeant Ronnie Bogany with Livingston Police Department. Trooper Nick Hatton with the Texas Highway Patrol arrived to assist. Becks was transported by ambulance to CHI Livingston Memorial Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Traffic on Business 59 was not blocked during investigation and cleanup. Becks was cited for failure to maintain a single lane and driving with an invalied driver's license. A rollback wrecker from Ken's Towing recovered both vehicles and they'll be stored at Harrison Body Shop in Livingston.
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The pickup (on sidewalk) was parallel parked and owned by 51 year old Alan Cook, of Livingston. Fortunately, Cook wasn't inside the truck when the accident occurred.
A City of Livingston Concrete Planter was pushed to the other side of the sidewalk.
Accident Investigator, Officer Kaleb Barker, with Livingston PD, speaks with Becks.
Alan Cook (center) had a good attitude about the whole thing.
Cook's pickup was heavily damaged.
Both vehicles were recovered by Ken's Towing.
Mixi, Molly, and Heidi were on duty for Polk County Today.com.
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