On February 12, 2012, a Pedestrian vs. Motor Vehicle accident happened in Avila Beach, California on Beach Drive near the hot springs.

According to Cal Coast News, Colleen Werneke, 79, was traveling west in a Ford truck when she drifted off the road and struck the pedestrian. Her speed was estimated at 40 miles per hour.

Luckily for the victim, two doctors in separate vehicles stopped to assist. Upon arrival of the paramedics, the man was stabilized and rushed to to the emergency room.


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