Trooper Chris Cain gathers evidence for investigation.
Driver Totals Pickup, Driver Swears He's Not Drunk,Flees Scene, IVINGSTON, March 9, 2013 - At approximately 2:20 am on March 9, 2013, a white 2000 Dodge Dakota Sport was west-bound on FM-1988 West when his vehicle left the road to the right and was driving on the grassy side of the guard rail at Long King Creek. The pickup, believed to be driven by Jeremiah Seal of Coldspring, damaged the guard rail and took out several wood posts used to support the guard rail. Americare Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with Deputy Byron Dunaway with the Polk County Sheriff's Office and Trooper Chris Cain with the Texas Highway Patrol. According to two women who witnessed the accident, a young white male whose face was covered with blood jumped out of the pickup yelling profanities, and swore that he wasn't drunk. He then ran into the woods before police arrived.
The accident remains under investigation by Trooper Chris Cain. The driver is facing a list of charges. The pickup was recovered by LakeView Wrecker Service and will be stored in Livingston.
The truck left the road and was driving on the wrong side of the guard rail (in the grass). The pickup slid out of control and damaged the guard rail before coming to rest opposite his direction of travel.
The driver (believed to be Jeremiah Seal of Coldspring) jumped out of the truck, swore he wasn't drunk, then ran into the woods before police arrived.
Faithful, ferocious, and true: The M&M Sisters were on the job.
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