38 year old Adan Sarmiento, of Lufkin, was north-bound on US-59 a short distance north of Livingston when he rolled his 1998 Ford Explorer.
Driver and 2 Passengers Hospitalized After Vehicle Rollover, LIVINGSTON, March 18, 2018 - At approximately 8 pm on March 18, 2018, a black 1998 Ford Explorer, driven by Adan Sarmiento, 38, of Lufkin, was north-bound on US-59 just north of the Livingston City Limits. According to Sarmiento, another vehicle pulled in front of him dangerously close. Sarmiento cut his wheels to avoid striking the vehicle and lost control. Sarmiento's vehicle left the pavement to the right and rolled, coming to rest upside down on the right side of 59. Americare Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with the Livingston Volunteer Fire Department and Trooper John Allen with the Texas Highway Patrol. Sarmiento and his two passengers (young children) were trapped in the vehicle. Emergency personnel were able to gain access into the upside down vehicle and get Sarmiento and his passengers out. All three were transported by ambulance to CHI Livingston Memorial Hospital with undisclosed injuries. Traffic on the north-bound side of 59 was partially blocked during investigation and cleanup. No citations were issued and all vehicle occupants were wearing their seatbelts. A rollback wrecker from Fawbush Wrecker Service recovered Sarmiento's vehicle and it will be stored in Goodrich.
Editor's Note: After the wreck happened, it began to rain very hard, thus, pictures are limited.
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Immediately after the accident occurred, it began to rain hard.
Both passengers were young children.
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