Sonora, CA. 1 Person Injured in Pedestrian Crash at PriceCo Foods Store
Sonora, CA. (July 8, 2018) – A local news source reported that a pedestrian suffered major injuries following a collision in front of a PriceCo Foods grocery store on Sunday. The accident was reported to have occurred at around 11:50 a.m. in front of the Junction Shopping Center located at 13765 Mono Way.
The news article stated that the California Highway Patrol confirmed Derek Sonnenfelt, 33, as the victim of an accident involving a truck in front of the grocery store. Richard Williams, 90, was the driver of the truck who was reportedly pulling into a parking spot in front of the grocery store when he accidentally jumped the curb. Williams proceeded to inadvertently strike Sonnenfelt, subsequently pinning the victim against the concrete building.
Emergency responders immediately arrived on the scene to assist the victim. Sonnenfelt was rescued by officials and reportedly airlifted to Doctor’s Medical Center in Modesto to be treated for serious injuries. The elderly driver of the pickup was apparently unharmed following the crash. The exact condition of the victim has not been made available at this time.
We would like to offer our heartfelt thoughts and prayers to the victim of this accident in hopes of his full recovery.
Pedestrian Accident Injury Attorney
The circumstances surrounding this accident leaves little need for a very lengthy investigation. However, depending on the confirmation of the events that led to this crash, there may be possible grounds for a personal injury lawsuit. Many people choose to file a claim for compensation following an unexpected injury due to the terribly high costs that arise after an accident. While we are certainly proud of our passionate commitment to holding negligent drivers accountable, only the victim themselves can make such a personal decision.
We at Brady Law Group will work with you to ensure your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on your recovery. If you’ve been injured as the result of another person’s negligence, please call us at (866) 211-2562 to receive a free consultation with one of our expert attorneys.
Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery for all those involved in the accident.