On August 6, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a single vehicle collision with injuries. Investigation revealed the driver was northbound on the Hydaburg Highway when he drove off the roadway and went down an embankment. The driver and passenger were medavaced to Ketchikan with serious injuries. Investigations are ongoing and alcohol is suspected to be a factor.
Report taken from Alaska State Troopers Dispatch.
Driving Safety Tips
Report drunk or unsafe driver’s immediately. Law enforcement in the State of Alaska takes 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 in a car 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.