UPDATE ON LAST NIGHT'S ROLLOVER ACCIDENT: At approximately 10:10 pm on September 22, 2023, a black 2012 Chevy Impala, driven by Lacy Evertt, 24, of Livingston, was north-bound on US-59. Everett ALLEGEDLY fell asleep at the wheel and rolled her vehicle. Everett was entrapped inside the back of her vehicle. Volunteer Firemen from Livingston were able to carefully get her out of her car. Everett was transported by ambulance to CHI Livingston Memorial Hospital. Editor's Note: Lacy Everett has since emailed a letter to us stating that she did not fall asleep. Her email is posted in Letters to the Editor.
Sleepy Driver Rolls Vehicle, LIVINGSTON, October 23, 2023 - At around 10:10 pm on October 23, 2023, the driver of a black Chevy sedan (possibly a Chevy Impala) was north-bound on US-59. The female driver allegedly fell asleep at the wheel and rolled her vehicle on the pavement, coming to rest upright just on the south side of the overpass at the south end of Pan American Drive. Allegiance Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with the Livingston Volunteer Fire Department Heavy Rescue Unit, Trooper Cotye Lowrie with the Texas Highway Patrol, and the Livingston Police Department, including Officers Justin Murdock, Keenan Dillard, and Sergeant David Mitchell. The driver (name not yet released), was entrapped in the back seat of her vehicle. Volunteer Firemen used the Jaws-of-Life to cut the door off of her vehicle. The driver was transported by ambulance from the scene to CHI Livingston Memorial Hospital. All traffic on 59 was blocked during investigation and cleanup. The vehicle was recovered by Country Boy Towing. PolkCountyToday.com will update this story as soon as we're able to ascertain more information. This accident remains under investigation by the City of Livingston Police Department.
Special thank you: Scottie with Country Boy Towing
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First responders tend to a female driver who rolled her vehicle in South Livingston.
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