On November 20, Alaska State Troopers responded to a two vehicle head on collision at Mile 37.5 Glenn Highway. The investigation revealed that the driver a southbound Volvo crossed the centerline and collided head on with a northbound GMC Sierra. The driver of the Sierra was pronounced deceased at the scene; a passenger was flown to Providence Alaska Medical Center with serious injuries. The investigation continues; alcohol is suspected to be a factor in the collision.
Report taken from Alaska State Troopers Dispatch.
Driving Safety Tip
Report drunk or unsafe driver’s immediately. Law enforcement in the State of Alaska take this very seriously. Call 911 if you feel someone should not be behind the wheel (But not while you are driving.) Even if you are unsure, it is better to be safe than sorry. You could prevent a serious accident from happening down the road.
Accidents caused by drunk driver or those who are under the influence of alcohol or other drugs can be devastating. Sadly, accidents such as this one happen more often than they should. If you or a loved one has been injured or killed in an accident where alcohol or drugs were a factor, contact the personal injury attorneys at Ringstad Law Office, P.C. to help you get the compensation you deserve.