Chain reaction accident injuries 2 in Fremont Co

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July 12th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

A person adjusting their radio was cited for Following too Close following a chain reaction accident Sunday evening about four-miles south of Shenandoah, in Fremont County. Sheriff’s officials say Alexandria Snyder, of Macedonia, was traveling north on Highway 59 at around 6:13-p.m., when she took her eyes off the road to tune her radio. She didn’t notice a vehicle in front of her was stopped, waiting for an unknown semi to turn left onto 250th Street, and ran into the back of the vehicle.

Following the collision between Snyder’s Ford F-150 pickup and the 2002 Hyundai, driven by Andrea Candamil, of Omaha, NE,  Candamil’s car slammed into a 2005 Lexus GX, driven by Elaine Baumann, of Town & Country, Missouri, who was also waiting for the semi to turn left. Candamil and Isle Candamil suffered minor injuriesin the crash, and were transported to the Shenandoah Hospital for treatment. No other injuries were reported.