While Fairbanks Police Department were responding to a three vehicle crash on the southbound side of the Richardson Highway on November 10, the driver of a northbound Honda Accord lost control and spun sideways off the roadway striking a parked vehicle. The driver of the vehicle had parked off the roadway and was assisting a family member involved in the initial crash. A passenger in the Accord received treatment for non-life-threatening injuries. Icy road conditions were determined to be a major factor in the crash.
Report taken from Police2Citizen.com and KTUU.com
Driving Safety Tip
Brake gently, and when driving on slippery surfaces like ice or snow, use light pressure on the accelerator pedal when starting. If your wheels start to spin, let up on the accelerator until traction returns. If you’re unsure if you can make is safely in rough weather, it’s best to not attempt your trip. Keep in mind that sometimes the roads are actually worse than they appear to be and risks van be greater. Wait it out if you can.
Motorists are expected to use a reasonable amount of care on the road. If you or someone you love has been injured in a car accident due to someone else’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensatory damages. Call the personal injury attorneys at Paskvan & Rignstad, P.C. to see how we can help.