Sonora, CA, — A Columbia woman has her seatbelt to thank for not being seriously injured after an accident Wednesday afternoon.
The Highway Patrol says 82 year old Ruth Alyanak was traveling on Highway 49 when she allowed her car to run off the roadway.
Reports indicate the vehicle traveled down an embankment where it collided with a wire fence and the bottom of the embankment.
Alyanak only suffered minor injuries as a result of the accident.
Written by Sabrina Sabbagh