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Medical Issue Causes Accident

An early morning 911 call drew a multi -agency response for a medical issue that may have been the cause of an accident Sunday in Grass Valley.  Shortly before 9:00 AM a gold color sedan on Le Duc St  lost control and collided with two parked vehicles. Grass Valley Police Sgt Joe Matteoni said there were no witnesses but the collision was heard and reported by neighbors.
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Sgt. Matteoni says it does not appear to be of a suspicious nature at this time.
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The cause of the medical issue remains unknown.
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First responders provided medical attention to the driver of the sedan before being transported to the Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Emergency Room.



August 11, 2013

Alena Afshartabar

He is my best friend. He had a heart attack while driveing. He has had heart sergery this afternoon. An artery was completely blocked. He is young & fit. He was taking his dog to the dog park. He is in an induced coma now so they can get the swelling down that's on his brain. I want to say thank you to his neighbors who did CPR till the EMT's got there. You probably saved his life. Thank you!!! We will not know more.till they start bringing him out of the coma.

August 12, 2013


Alena, thanks for the update. I wish your friend the very best recovery.

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