California (December 9, 2019) – Two people were injured in a
suspected DUI car accident near Jamestown in Sonora on Saturday evening,
according to the California Highway Patrol.
The accident happened at about 6 p.m. December 7, on Highway 49 near 5th Avenue.
The authorities said 68-year-old John William Birdsong of La
Grange was driving a Nissan Pathfinder southbound on the roadway when he
collided with a Chevrolet van driven 27-year-old George Hernandez-Mejia of
The impact of the collision sent the Pathfinder off the
roadway and down an embankment.
Two of the six occupants of the van identified as 26-year-old
Kyi Thomas of Sacramento and 20-year-old Kimberly Mondragon of East
Adelanto were injured in the accident and was transported to Adventist
Health Sonora for treatment.
Birdsong was hospitalized with minor injuries
before being arrested on suspicion of DUI.
Wrongful death and personal injury attorney Arin Khodaverdian, President and Managing Partner of Alpine Law Group, urges accidents victims and their families to immediately seek legal assistance. “Those who are affected by tragedy have rights, but they must act quickly in order to preserve those rights to the full extent of the law. Often, swift action by an experienced attorney is imperative in order to preserve evidence, interview witnesses and immediately begin pursuing any and all responsible parties.”
While Mr. Khodaverdian does not represent any of the parties involved in this incident, he has recovered over $100 million for thousands of injury victims and their families. “In one case, we were able to recover a 7-figure settlement within 11 business days of being hired by the family of a victim killed by a negligent driver. While this result is atypical and does not predict future outcomes, justice in this case help bring about closure and a swift sense of justice for the family.”
Mr. Khodaverdian is personally available for free consultations 24/7 by calling 800-984-4123.