Fairbanks Police Department responded to about 20 accidents between Friday afternoon and Monday morning including 5 accidents along a stretch of Phillips Field Road, several on Airport Way, Johansen Expressway and the intersection of Steese Highway and Third Street. Snow over the weekends have covered the glossy, iced over intersections and side roads.
Report information taken from Fairbanks Daily Newsminer.
Winter Driving Safety Tips:
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, le up and the accelerator until traction returns. Remember that bridges and overpasses can freeze before the roads do.
If you or someone you love has been injured in a car accident due to someone else’s lack of care-or negligence-you may be entitled to financial compensation for your injuries or other damages. Don’t hesitate to reach out to a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible. Call the attorneys at Ringstad Law Office, P.C. to see how we can help.