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Glafira Montanez Injured in 2-Vehicle Crash at Highways 49 and 120 in Sonora

Glafira Montanez, 2 Others Injured in Sonora Car Accident at Highways 49 and 120 Sunday

Sonora, California (September 23, 2019) – According to the California Highway Patrol, three people were hospitalized Sunday evening after a traffic accident in Sonora.

The crash took place shortly after 6:30 p.m. Sunday, September 22 at Highways 49 and 120 near Moccasin.

Authorities said a 2018 Ford F-150 Raptor driven by Jose Figueroa, 35, of Bonita, was traveling northbound on Highway 49 when it stopped at the intersection of Highway 120.

The Ford then traveled through the intersection was struck by a 2012 Scion VB that was traveling on Highway 120. Due to the impact, the Scion rolled down an embankment.

Glafira Montanez, 35, of Groveland, who was the driver of the Scion, sustained minor injuries and was taken to Doctor’s Medical Center.

An 8-year-old girl in the Scion was airlifted to UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento with major injuries while a 2-year-old boy was transported by ground ambulance to Adventist Health Sonora for treatment of minor injuries.

Neither alcohol nor drugs were suspected factors in the accident. Meanwhile, the crash remains under investigation.

Things You Need to Do After a Car Accident

When you have been involved in a car accident there a things you need to do to make sure you, your passengers and other motorist are protected. Motorists are urged to take the following actions after the accident.

  • Always stop if you are involved in an accident.
  • Check to see if anyone needs urgent medical care. If you can, try not to move the vehicles unless they are causing a major problem with traffic. If possible, wait for the police before moving anything.
  • Limit your conversation about the accident with other drivers. You should only talk about the accident with the police, medical professionals and your insurance representative.
  • Take photos of the damage to your car.
  • Contact your insurance company. However, you are encouraged to give all the accurate information.
  • Keep copies of any medical records and any related expenses.
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