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Driver Falls Asleep at Wheel Resulting in Major Injuries
By Ken Ringstad on May 16th, 2015 in Alaska, Local Accident Report
On May 16, the troopers were called regarding a vehicle rollover at mile 252 of the Parks highway in Healy, Alaska. The driver fell asleep at the wheel which resulted in one vehicle, a 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt, crossing lines and rolling multiple times off the shoulder of the southbound side of the road. The driver had minor injuries while the passenger received life threatening injuries and was medevaced from the Healy airport to Providence hospital in Anchorage, Alaska.
Report information taken from the Alaska State Trooper dispatch on May 18.
Safety Tips for Falling Asleep at the Wheel
Always wear your seat belt. This is one of the most basic safety tips there is, but this one single strip of fabric could save your life.
Driving while drowsy or fatigued is dangerous. If you or a loved one has been involved in a car crash, you should seek legal counsel. Call personal injury attorneys at Ringstad Law Office, P.C. to see how we can help you.