Anchorage, AK – Fatal Head-on Car Crash on Seward Hwy
Dec. 20, 2020
First responders in Anchorage were called to assist at the scene of a fatal head-on traffic accident that took place on a highway in Anchorage on the evening of Saturday, December 19. The reason the crash took place remains unknown at the current time.
According to the accident report, a Subaru Outback was traveling north on the Seward Highway while a Toyota 4Runner was traveling south. For reasons still under investigation, the two vehicles were involved in a head-on collision near mile marker 105. The adult female driver of the Outback lost her life in the crash.
The deceased victim has not been identified at this time as an accident investigation is currently active. A male passenger in the Outback was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment of injuries he sustained in the crash. Those injuries were deemed non-life-threatening in nature.
No one involved in the crash has been publicly identified at this time. Both lanes of the Seward Highway were closed for a period of time after the accident took place in order to allow first responders to work safely at the crash site.
No further information is currently available. We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured crash victim in hopes of a quick recovery.
No other information has been released at the current time.
Car Accidents in Anchorage
Car accidents in Anchorage and across Alaska can cause serious injury or death to those involved. Some of the most common reasons car accidents occur in Anchorage are intoxication, distraction, and fatigue. Suffering injury in a car accident can be a very stressful, overwhelming experience, not to mention expensive.
In the event that the car accident you were involved in was caused by another person’s negligence, you may be entitled to significant financial compensation for your injuries and losses. Becoming suddenly injured due to an Anchorage car crash could mean that you may have to deal with immense pain and suffering while being forced to take time away from work in order to recover.
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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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