Alaska State Troopers responded to a two vehicle collision at Mile 51 Parks Highway on November 3. A southbound semi-tractor lost control and jack-knifed when slowing to avoid another vehicle which pulled out onto the highway. A northbound pickup truck collided with the semi. The driver was extricated and transported to with serious injuries. A passenger in the pickup was also transported with serious injuries.
Report information taken from Alaska State Troopers dispatch November 3.
Vehicle Safety Tips:
Pay attention to those around you. Be prepared for unpredictable lane change, sudden stops, tailgating, swerving, and other bad driving behavior. This means checking your mirrors frequently and looking farther down the road.
Large, commercial trucks are incredibly dangerous and are held to higher safety standards. Get the legal representation you need when fighting a commercial trucking company so that you can recover the proper damages for your injuries. Call the personal injury attorneys at Ringstad Law Office, P.C. to see how we can help if you or a loved one has been injured in an accident.