Accident Sends One to Hospital

Police tell Newschannel 6 the wreck along the SB lane of 287, near Hammon Road, resulted from medical reasons.

Officials responded Saturday, just after 11 a.m., and found Minerva Aguilar pinned inside a Dodge Durango. They believe the 55-year-old experienced an unknown medical event and lost consciousness while driving.

She crossed the center median from the NB lane and came into oncoming traffic on the SB lane of 287. A FedEx truck struck the vehicle on the passenger side. The truck's driver refused medical treatment.

Aguilar was transported to United Regional Hospital by ambulance. Newschannel 6 called United Regional officials for the latest on her condition. They say she is in stable condition.