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SeaJ    Posted 08-08-2004 at 03:41:08       [Reply]  [Send Email]

Three Vehicles Tangle on SH 146

HARDIN, August 7, 2004 – At 5:52 PM the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a three vehicle major accident on SH 146 at CR 2005 in Hardin.

According to DPS Trooper Tommy Chase a black Acura Integra, driven by Weaver Ray Brown age 16 of Devers, traveling east on CR 2005, failed to stop at the stop sign at SH 146 and collided with a southbound white Ford F 150 driven by Aubrey Peters of Hardin. The impact knocked the white Ford pickup into a Red Ford F 250 Pickup, driven by Bobby Glen Jackson age 49 of Liberty, which was stopped in the northbound lane of SH 146 waiting to make a left turn onto CR 2005.

Mr. Jackson suffered only abrasions in the accident. However, both Aubrey Peters and his wife Sheryl Peters age 44 were transported in stable condition by Life Flight to Houston for treatment. Mrs. Peters suffered injuries to her hand and arm in the accident. Mr. Peters' injuries were not known.

The passengers in the Acura Integra were Sean Gaston age 16, Bruce Edward Fregia, Jr. age 16 and Misty Sparks age 19. No on in the Acura was injured.

According to Trooper Chase, Weaver Ray Brown received three citations for not having a driver’s license, having no insurance and failure to yield right of way at a stop sign.

As a routine part of the accident investigation Mr. Peters will also be receiving a citation for driving while license suspended according to Trooper Chase.

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And my friends and family always ask why I don't drive. Its because of idiots like this.What kind of dumb A$$ don't stop at a stop sign at a major highway???? I don't care if it is a kid. He is old enough to know better. But I guess he is one of those who just don't give a sh*$t. He caused it and didn't even get hurt. arrghh!!! But maybe now that he don't have a car, unless mommy and daddy buy him another, that will be one less idiot kid running about and down my road all night peeling out and sliding around. OK. I'll shut up now. But stuff like that really gets to me. Especialy when it is so close to home. A few more minutes and my man could have been involved in it but luckily I called him on his way home and had him make a stop.
I'll guess I 'll shut up now. Anyway.....good morning everyone. *Smiles*

DigitalMat    Posted 08-08-2004 at 07:07:44       [Reply]  [No Email]
The term "defensive driving" comes into play. You won't always be able to avoid an accident, but you can increase the odds by never trusting ANYONE. If they want it that bad, they can have it. Better my pride hurt than my body. Or those of my family. Driving is just about the most dangerous things we do. It's easy to get comfortable and forget the danger. Be careful out there folks!

deadcarp    Posted 08-08-2004 at 07:46:26       [Reply]  [No Email]
Yep, i've driven like a grampa for decades and like it that way - "when i retired, so did my right foot". If drivers got this far without learning to care about themselves and passengers, they shouldn't expect an education from me. If they're in that much of a hurry, it tells me they just did a lousy job of managing their time and once a person demonstrates both stupidity and a lack of personal control, i WANT them in front of me where i can keep an eye on them. Besides lousy drivers make excellent deer sweepers. :)

Clod    Posted 08-08-2004 at 08:12:58       [Reply]  [No Email]
they used to make stronger cars. these newer ones bend too easy.

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