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Anna Veredas Seriously Hurt in 2-Car Crash on Parrotts Ferry Road in Sonora

Anna Veredas Hospitalized after Sonora Car Accident on Parrotts Ferry Road near Porcina Way

Sonora, California (April 21, 2020) – Authorities are investigating a Friday night car accident that left three people injured.

The crash occurred at about 9:35 p.m., on April 17, on Parrotts Ferry Road, just north of Porcina Way.

As per the police reports, a 2017 Honda Civic, driven by Anna Marie Veredas, 24, of Sonora, was traveling southbound on Parrotts Ferry Road. At the same time, a 2003 Ford Explorer was traveling northbound on the same road.

The authorities said the two vehicles collided head-on after the Honda drifted across the center double yellow lines into the path of the Ford Explorer.

Veredas and a passenger in the Ford Explorer were taken to Adventist Health Sonora with minor to moderate injuries sustained from the crash.

The driver of the Ford Explorer sustained major injuries and was taken to Doctors Medical Center in Modesto for treatment.

Veredas was later arrested for felony DUI.

The crash remains under investigation.

According to Arin Khodaverdian, the Managing Partner and CEO Alpine Law Group, a separate investigation by an experienced attorney is necessary to clearly uncover the circumstances surrounding the collision. “An attorney will also help the victim to navigate all the legal processes in pursuit of fair compensation and justice. Car accident claims are rarely straightforward, and, regardless of the circumstances involved, liable insurance companies will often do everything possible to limit their out-of-pocket expenses by either devaluing or outright denying your claim. It is crucial, therefore, that you have an experienced attorney on your side,” said Arin.

What to Do At the Accident Scene

Nobody is ever prepared for an accident. However, knowing what to do in case you are involved in the accident is very crucial. The following steps will help you ensure your safety and the safety of others.

  1. Stay at the scene and don’t panic.
  2. Check for injuries and immediately call for an ambulance if anyone is hurt.
  3. Notify the police even if no one is injured. The police will examine the scene and document the accident. At this point, it is important to record accurate information. You can later request a police report.
  4. If the accident is minor, it is advisable to move the vehicles to the shoulder and turn on your vehicle’s hazard lights to ensure the safety of other motorists.
  5. Gather information about the other drivers involved in the accident. Also, talk to witnesses and get their information.
  6. If possible, take photos of the damage to your car and the surrounding area.
  7. Do not admit fault or discuss the accident with anyone. Do not sign any papers unless requested by the police.
  8. Do not leave the accident scene until the police have left. 

After leaving the accident scene,

  1. Contact your insurance company as soon as possible.
  2. Get a copy of the accident report from the police.
  3. Get a property damage valuation.
  4. If you were injured in the accident, keep detailed notes of your injuries and track your medical treatment.
  5. Contact a reputable personal injury attorney to protect your rights.
  6. Seek legal advice before you contact your insurer to discuss your car accident claim and compensation for your personal injuries. A qualified attorney will help you recover the maximum amount of damages.
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