FM-2457 at FM-3126 South (next to RB Lake Grocery) Sunday afternoon, 08/01/21
Motorcyclist Flown to Houston After Collision with Car, BLANCHARD, August 1, 2021 - At approximately 4:55 pm on August 1, 2021, a black 2009 Kawasaki Vulcan, driven by Raybon Theus, 62, of Livingston, was east-bound on FM-2457. Theus' motorcycle collided with a 2005 Ford Focus, driven by Dewana Hartman, 39, of Livingston. Hartman was west-bound on 2457 and attempted a left turn onto FM-3126 South, but failed to yield to an east-bound Theus. Theus' motorcycle struck the front passenger's side corner of Harman's vehicle. The impact ejected Theus about fifteen feet from the point of impact. Theus was not wearing a helmet. Allegiance Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with the Scenic Loop Volunteer Fire Department, Deputies with the Polk County Sheriff's Office and Trooper Ashlee White with the Texas Highway Patrol. Theus sustained serious injuries including what appeared to be a head injury. Hartman was physically okay. Theus was transported by ambulance to a landing zone set up on 2457 and flown by PHi Air Medical Helicopter to Hermann Hospital in Houston. Traffic was Partially blocked during investigation and cleanup. Hartman was cited for failing to yield to Theus. Hartman's vehicle was recovered by Ken's Towing and will be stored at Harrison Body Shop in Livingston. Theus' motorcycle was recovered by LakeView Towing and will be stored in Livingston.
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62 year old Raybon Theus, of Livingston, lies in the middle of FM-2457 at FM-3126 South after colliding with a 2005 Ford Focus driven by 39 year old Dewana Hartman, of Livingston. Theus was ejected from his motorcycle during the collision. He was not wearing a helmet.
Emergency personnel surround Theus. Theus sustained serious injuries including what appeared to be a head injury.
Theus was driving this 2009 Kawasaki Vulcan.
Dewana Hartman was driving this 2005 Ford Focus.
Theus was transported to a nearby landing zone set up on 2457.
Theus was flown by PHi Air Medical Helicopter to Hermann Hospital in Downtown Houston.
Hartman's vehicle was recovered by Ken's Towing (Houdini pictured).
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