Anchorage, AK (January 16, 2021) – Police and paramedics in Anchorage were dispatched to the scene of a fatal pedestrian vs vehicle crash that took place on Minnesota Drive. The accident occurred at approximately 7:30 p.m.
Preliminary reports indicate that the accident took place in the northbound lanes of Minnesota Drive between Spenard Road and 35th Avenue. Despite life-saving efforts made by EMS, a pedestrian passed away after being hit by a car in the road.
The identity of the deceased victim has not been released pending notification of next-of-kin. All northbound lanes of Minnesota Drive were closed while emergency responders were present at the crash scene.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Authorities in Anchorage will continue to investigate this fatal pedestrian crash.
Pedestrian Accidents in Anchorage
Being involved and injured in an Anchorage traffic accident can bring unprecedented stress and pain into your life and into the lives of those you love. That pain can be exacerbated when you are under the impression that your accident and injuries were caused by another person’s negligence. For instance, if the other person involved in your collision was texting while driving, speeding, or intoxicated when the accident took place, they need to be held accountable for their negligent actions that ultimately caused your injuries. You are also eligible for significant financial compensation if involved and injured in a traffic accident caused by another person.
The legal team at the Law Office of Jason Skala has extensive experience in all different types of traffic accidents and personal injury cases, ranging from auto crashes to pedestrian collisions and other types of accident injuries. We have over a decade of experience in successfully protecting the rights of our clients who have been injured in auto accidents. We have a single mission that we strive to fulfill in each and every case we work on, and that is to provide our clients with the quickest and most complete recovery possible. We work diligently on your behalf in order to provide you with a full and fair compensation amount that will cover all of your incurred damages and losses that may have resulted from your recent traffic accident caused by negligence.
Call the Law Office of Jason Skala today at (907) 569-6633 in order to speak with a reputable personal injury attorney in Anchorage who will be able to inform you of your existing legal right to compensation for your injuries and losses. No one should ever have to pay for being injured by a negligent driver. Contact our personal injury firm today for more information on how you can successfully move forward from your recent accident and the aftermath that followed.
Notes: This accident news post was created with the use of outside and secondary sources including but not limited to news stories, local and state police department accident blotters, newspaper articles, as well as eyewitness statements about serious accidents in Alaska. The facts surrounding this accident have not been independently verified by our writers at The Law Office of Jason Skala therefore if you find any information that is incorrect, please notify us immediately so that we can make the correction right away. If you would like the post removed, contact us and we will promptly remove it.
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