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Minor Injuries Reported In Hwy. 49 Accident

Sonora, CA — Three people reported minor injuries following a vehicle accident on Hwy. 49 around the noon hour.

55 year old Donald Newton of Angels Camp was traveling toward Sonora in his Dodge Dakota. Newton attempted to turn onto Poppy Hills Dr., and was struck by a Honda Accord driven by 85 year old Harold Leefeldt of Sonora.

Both vehicles spun around. Leefeldt´s car then struck a Dodge Caravan driven 36 year old Tabbatha Hix of Angels Camp. The road was closed for approximately one hour.

Newton and Leefeldt reported injuries, yet refused medical aid. Hix was transported to Sonora Regional Medical Center.

Written by BJ Hansen