Emergency personnel tend to 40 year old Johnathan Fails of Woodville.
Driver Crashes Motorcycle, Another Man Arrested for DWI at Same Scene, GOODRICH, September 27, 2014 - At approximately 8 pm on September 27, 2014, a 2008 Harley Davidson Motorcycle driven by Johnathan Fails, 40, of Woodville, was west-bound on FM-2665. Fails' somehow lost control and rolled his bike. His bike left the pavement to the right, ejecting Fails in the process. Americare Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with Constable Kenneth Hambrick, Deputy Victor White with the Polk County Sheriff's Office, and Troopers Donny Akers and Ashley McBride with the Texas Highway Patrol. Fails was reportedly in and out of conciseness. Fails was loaded onto an ambulance and transported to CHI Livingston Memorial Hospital with serious injuries. In the meantime, As Trooper Akers was investigating the scene, he spoke with a person on the scene, Dwayne David Purvis, 28, of Chester. Purvis stated to Trooper Akers that he was friends with Fails. Akers asked Purvis if he had been drinking. Purvis admitted to having alcohol prior to showing up on the scene, and Purvis admitted to Akers that he was driving. Trooper Akers performed a field sobriety test on Purvis and placed him under arrest for driving while intoxicated. Purvis became very belligerent with Akers and dropped the F bomb on Trooper Akers multiple times. Purvis was transported to Polk County Jail. Johnathan Fails' motorcycle was recovered by Fawbush Body Shop and will be stored in Goodrich. Dwayne Purvis' pickup was recovered by Ken's Towing and will be stored at Harrison Body Shop in Livingston.
Pct. 1 Constable, Kenneth Hambrick (left) and Deputy Victor White (center) care for Fails as they wait for EMS personnel.
Fails was loaded into an ambulance and transported to CHI Livingston Memorial Hospital.
Trooper Donny Akers conducted a field sobriety test on Dwayne Purvis and placed him under arrest for driving while intoxicated.
Purvis was driving this Chevy pickup.
Purvis became belligerent and cussed out Trooper Akers.
Fails' motorcycle was recovered by Fawbush Body Shop.
Purvis' pickup was recovered by Ken's Towing (Houdini pictured).
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