On December 12 there was an accident in Sonora on Stockton Road that left a teenager in critical condition. According to reports Shawn Helfrich was the driver in the eastbound Corvette on Stockton Road when he looked down at the radio. When Helfrich looked back at the road there was an animal in front of his vehicle. He swerved the vehicle to attempt to avoid the animal and caused the vehicle to flip. There was a 16-year-old passenger and a 15-year-old passenger in the vehicle in addition to Helfrich. The 16-year-old did not suffer any injuries, however the 15-year-old was airlifted to a Modesto hospital in critical condition. Helfrich also had minor injuries.
Contact Visalia personal injury Attorney John Rozier if you would like this accident investigated further.