Anchorage, AK (October 22, 2020) – At approximately 8:40 a.m.on Monday, October 19, officers from the Anchorage Police Department responded to the scene of a car accident near Davis Park in the 5800 block of Mountain View Drive.
Initial reports state that an adult female and adult male were involved in an argument in the parking lot of Davis Park when the man got in his vehicle, an SUV. The woman attempted to get into the SUV too before it pulled out but instead, she fell. She was run over by the SUV which was towing a trailer at the time of the incident. The driver of the SUV then fled the scene without calling for help or stopping to render aid to the injured woman.
The woman was transported via ambulance to a local hospital. Emergency medical personnel at the scene listed her condition as critical.
This accident is currently under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured woman and her family at this time. We hope for her full recovery.
Pedestrian Injuries in Anchorage
In the state of Alaska, the rate of critical pedestrian injuries arising from car accidents almost doubled from a little over 8% in 2012 to about 14% in 2016. This recent rise in severe pedestrian injuries and fatalities has also been acknowledged in nationwide studies that blame the steady increase of cellphone use on the part of both pedestrians and drivers.
If you or somebody you love has been injured in a car accident, the Anchorage car accident attorney at the Law Office of Jason Skala is ready to help. We have the skill and determination that you need in your corner to receive the full sum of the monetary recovery allowed by Alaska state law.
With a meticulous and up-to-date knowledge of the state’s legal system, our experienced car accident attorney knows how to make sure that you get the most compensation for your Alaska personal injury case. Attorney Jason Skala has worked hard to earn his esteemed reputation as one of the leading personal injury attorneys in the Anchorage area and is proud of the valuable legal experience he has acquired throughout the course of his career.
If you were recently injured by the recklessness of another driver, then we firmly recommend that you meet with a dedicated car accident lawyer in Anchorage as soon as possible by calling (907) 569-6633 to schedule a free consultation and assessment of your Anchorage car accident claim. You pay nothing unless we win your case.
Attorney Jason Skala will listen to the incidents that led up to your accident to help you determine if you have the right to pursue legal actions for the injuries you incurred as a result of another driver’s careless, reckless, negligent, or deliberate actions. Call today to get protect your victims’ rights.
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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