On August 21, Alaska State Troopers responded to a single vehicle rollover in Girdwood on the Alyeska Highway. Crash investigation revealed the driver of a station wagon became distracted and over-corrected the steering wheel causing the vehicle to go off the southbound side of the highway, struck an embankment and overturned. Although the driver was wearing a seatbelt, she was transported by ground ambulance to hospital in Anchorage for treatment of injuries.
Report taken from Alaska State Troopers Dispatch.
Driving Safety Tips
Eliminate distractions: putting on your makeup, changing the radio station, passengers wrestling in the back seat, etc. All these things can lead to you losing focus and taking your eyes off the road. Avoiding accidents often require a split-second decision to brake or swerve, so eliminating distractions is vital to increase your odds.
Motorists are expected to use a reasonable amount of care on the road. If you or a loved one 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 the personal attorneys at Ringstad Law Office, P.C. as soon as possible.