Sonora, CA — Only minor injuries were reported when a vehicle went 75 feet off an embankment along Hwy 49 near Wilcox Ranch Road this morning.
50-year-old Steven Maloney of Folsom was transported to Sonora Regional Medical Center because of pain in his lower back and a bruise on his left leg.
The CHP says Maloney was traveling southbound in his Saturn during the eight o’clock hour when he fell asleep at the wheel. No other vehicles were involved in the incident.
CHP Officers directed traffic on Hwy 49 while emergency crews arrived.
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