Major Accident In Front of Courthouse Hospitalizes 3, LIVINGSTON, August 1, 2012 - At approximately 6:30 pm on July 31, 2012, a tan 2002 Chrysler Sebring driven by Nicollette Saunders, 20, of Livingston, was south-bound on Business 59 in Livingston as Saunders entered the intersection of Business 59 and 190, her vehicle collided with an east-bound black 2006 Ford F-150 pickup driven by Albert Murdock, 40, of Livingston. The collision sent Saunders crashing into the Courthouse Whistlestop Cafe' crashing the door of the eatery while Murdock's vehicle came to rest in the intersection. Americare Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with Livingston Volunteer Fire Department, Trooper Darwon Evans with the Texas Highway Patrol, Sergeant William Jerry with the Polk County Sheriff's Office, and Sergeant Chad Ward with the Livingston Police Department. Nicollette Saunders and her passenger and Albert Murdock were all three transported by ambulance to Livingston Memorial Hospital with undisclosed injuries. According to investigating officer, Chad Ward, who is at fault in the accident remains under investigation as both sides are claiming they didn't have a red light. According to Ward, Murdock will be cited for not wearing a seatbelt. Both vehicles were towed from the scene by rollback wreckers.
A collision at the intersection of Business 59 and 190 sent Nicollette Saunders' Chrysler Sebring crashing into the entrance of the Courthouse Wistlestop Cafe. Saunders and her passenger were both hospitalized.
Albert Murdock's Ford F-150 came to rest in the intersection. Murdock was transported by ambulance to Livingston Memorial Hospital.
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