49 year old Dawn McLawchin, of Livingston, was west-bound on US-190 West and waiting to make a left turn onto FM-3126 (at the caution light) when she was slammed head on by an east-bound vehicle.
Head On Collision, Alcohol Suspected, WEST TEMPE, December 11, 2022 - At approximately 12:40 am on December 11, 2022, a silver 2016 Ford F-150, driven by Dawn McLawchin, 49, of Livingston, was west-bound on US-190 West. McLawchin was waiting to make a left turn when an east-bound red 2011 Dodge Durango, driven by Roy Garner, Jr., 41, of Livingston, veered into McLawchin's vehicle head on. The impact spun McLawchin's vehicle around facing east as her vehicle came to rest on the pavement. Garner's vehicle drifted through the west-bound lanes of traffic and left the pavement on the west-bound side where it came to rest in the grass. Allegiance Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with the Scenic Loop Volunteer Fire Department, Deputies from the Polk County Sheriff's Office and Trooper Chris Cain with the Texas Highway Patrol. Garner is suspected of intoxication by alcohol and was transported by ambulance to CHI Livingston Memorial Hospital to be checked out and for a blood withdrawal. Michael McLawchin, 50, and Cole McLawchin, 21, were both transported by ambulance to CHI Livingston Memorial Hospital with minor injuries. Passenger, McKenzie Wiggins, 20, sustained major injuries and was transported to a Houston area hospital. Pending toxicology reports, Roy Garner could be facing the charge of intoxication assault. McLawchin's vehicle was recovered by Ken's Towing and will be stored at Harrison Body Shop in Livingston, while Garner's vehicle was recovered by Pop's Towing and will also be stored in Livingston.
41 year old Roy Garner, Jr., of Livingston, was driving this 2011 Dodge Durango east-bound and drifted into McLawchin's vehicle head on.
Garner appears deeply worried realizing the accident that he's allegedly responsible for.
As a precautionary measure, Garner was transported to CHI to be checked out. Garner also submitted a blood sample.
McLawchin's vehicle was recovered by Ken's Towing.
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