Car shuts down every 45 minutes of driving, have to shut off and restart on 2000 Ford Focus

I got into a car accident recently but drove away perfectly fine, but after I started it back up the car shuts of every 45 minutes of driving where then I have to pull over, turn it off, start it back up again and can drive again. (the gas just stops working, but car/radio is still running) Please help, thank you.

by in Eau Claire, WI on October 01, 2013
3 answers 3 comments
ANSWER by , October 02, 2013
poss throttle actuator have it ck by a mech
ANSWER by , October 03, 2013
You can try resetting the fuel cutoff switch as well. (Inertia switch usually located in the passenger footwell panel).
ANSWER by , October 03, 2013
What section of the car was damaged, front, rear, left, right?? That will help us answer your question.
COMMENT by , October 03, 2013
The front. Mostly right corner of the the car
COMMENT by , October 03, 2013
Is the yellow check engine/service engine soon light on? Any indicator's on or anything showing a problem, gauges etc? Any new noise from engine area?
COMMENT by , October 03, 2013
No none of that. Literally the gas just starts going out slowly. No matter how far I push in the gas it doesn't go or rev up. But as soon as I restart the car it's good again for the next 40 minutes.