On October 29, Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision involving a two pickups on Chena Hot Springs road near Rifle Road. Investigation into the incident revealed that an eastbound 2005 Ford F-150 crossed the center lane into the westbound lane and struck a 2014 Toyota Rav 4 head-on. The driver of the Toyota was transported to Fairbanks Memorial Hospital and later succumbed to his injuries. The driver and a passenger in the Ford F150 were treated for minor injuries. Alcohol and drugs are not considered a factor. At the time of the collision roads were slick due freezing rain and ice.
Report taken from Alaska State Troopers Dispatch.
Driving Safety Tips
Rain, snow, fog, sleet or icy pavement increase the hazards of driving. Slow down and be especially alert when driving in adverse conditions. If you have the option, wait it out. Consider staying home until the roads are cleared and sanded.
The road is a dangerous place. If you or a loved one has been involved in a car crash, you should seek legal counsel. Call the personal injury attorneys at Ringstad Law Office, P.C. today to see how we can help you