U.S. Highways 59, 84 Scene of Major Crash in Timpson (Update)

April 30, 2021 - U.S. Highway 59 at the intersection with U.S. Highway 84 was the scene of a major two-vehicle crash in Timpson on Monday, April 26, 2021 at 5:50pm. 

Emergency personnel with Timpson Volunteer Fire Department, Volunteer Ambulance Service and Shelby County Sheriff's Department were dispatched to the scene.

Upon arrival a white 2018 Acura RDX was located on the southbound median and a black 2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport was also in the inside southbound lane on a curb.

According to Texas Department of Public Safety State Trooper Brent Murray, the white Acura RDX driven by Ann Youngblood Tomlin, 75, of Center was eastbound on U.S. Highway 84. At that time a black 2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport was southbound on U.S. 59. 

The Acura failed to yield right of way at a stop sign to the Land Rover which then struck the Acura.

Tomlin was transported from the scene by Timpson Volunteer Ambulance Service to Nacogdoches Medical Center - Shelby Emergency Department. Her passenger Gracie Lynn Clifton, 20, was taken to Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital by private vehicle.

A citation was issued to Tomlin for disregard stop sign.

TVFD diverted traffic around the crash location until both vehicles were cleared.