Cynthia's Accident Fund

On Friday, May 19, 2017, my sister, Cynthia and her husband, Alex, were involved in a car accident. Cynthia was driving Alex to work at around 6:00am, and was driving south on Sierra Ave. heading out of Fontana into Riverside when a street sweeper that had been stopped on the shoulder decided to make a u-turn in front of her. As much as Cynthia tried to avoid hitting the street sweeper, she couldn't.

The impact came at the expense of her car's front passenger side. Both airbags deployed and of course they were both wearing seatbelts, but that didn't keep them from being injured.

Cynthia sustained injuries to her left arm including two dislocated bones in her wrist as well as a broken forearm that will require surgury to repair. She also walked away with major bruising all over her body.

Alex 's injuries were more severe as he was in the passenger's seat that took the majority of the impact. He sustained injuires to his left leg including a shattered kneecap and broken shin bone. He will require surgery to both the knee and shin to repair. He also has a fractured spine, not to mention the bruising all over his body as well.

They are fortunate enough to have been able to get away with the injuries they have because we know it could have been much, much worse. Unfortunately, because of these injuries to both of them, they will be out of work until they heal, which means not much more income than Alex's disability, once that kicks in.

We are asking for your assistance to help offset all the medical bills that are sure to start coming in soon, beginning with the $2000 surgical fee that Cynthia will have to pay when she goes in for surgery on Friday, June 2nd. Insurance will only cover so much but the will they will have to front the deductible before insurance kicks in! Since they both need surgery, we all know that those medical bills can get astronomical!

Any amount you can donate would be beyond appreciated by us. Thanks so much for your help and support!


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Organizer and beneficiary

Olivia Gutierrez 
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Cynthia Avalos 
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