BANGS ó A two-vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 67/84 just before 3 p.m. Monday resulted in two people being transported by Guardian EMS to Brownwood Regional Medical Center, while a third was airlifted via the Air Evac Lifeteam to an undisclosed location.
According to officials on the scene, a navy Buick sedan driven by Walter Bodine, with Margie Bodine sitting on the passengerís side, pulled out of the TexasBank parking and into the west bound lane of traffic, where it was struck by the patrol car driven by Bangs Police Officer Perry Kelley.†
The front driverís side portion of the patrol car impacted the Buick sedan near the passengerís door. The force of the collision prevented the door on the Buick from being operable, thus Margie Bodine was extracated from the vehicle and later airlifted with undisclosed injuries.
Kelley and Walter Bodine were taken by ambulance to BRMC with undisclosed injuries. No further information on the conditions of the three occupants was available.