Sleepy Driver Crashes Into Creek, LIVINGSTON, March 14, 2021 - At approximately 7:01 am on March 14, 2021, a navy blue 2020 Dodge Ram pickup, driven by Robert McCue, 18, of Livingston, was north-bound on FM-350 North. According to McCue, he had been bow fishing all night. McCue allegedly fell asleep at the wheel, left the pavement to the left, crashed through the guard rail and continued to the bottom of a creek/drainage area near Jack Sprott Road. Allegiance Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with Trooper Chris Cain with the Texas Highway Patrol and assisted by Deputy Terri Mayer with the Polk County Sheriff's Office. McCue was transported by ambulance to CHI Livingston Memorial Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. FM-350 North was partially blocked during investigation and cleanup. McCue's vehicle was recovered by Dan's Towing and will be stored in Livingston (Dan's Towing was assisted by Ken's Towing as it took two wreckers to get the truck out of the creek). No citations were issued.
18 year old Robert McCue, of Livingston, was driving this 2020 Dodge Ram Pickup after fishing all night. He fell asleep at the wheel and crashed into a creek/drainage area near Jack Sprott Road.
It took 2 wreckers to pull the truck out. The driver's side front tire came off during the crash causing the truck to dig in as they pulled it out of the creek.
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