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August 2013 Archives

Anchorage motorcyclist injured in car accident

An Anchorage motorcyclist collided with a motor vehicle and sustained injuries, requiring him to be transported to a local hospital. While the rider was wearing a helmet at the time, these types of accidents frequently cause injuries, as well as property damage. The driver of the vehicle, an out-of-state resident, was wearing his seat belt at the time of the car accident. He and his passenger were not injured.

Motor vehicle accident in Alaska injured 3 motorcyclists

Alaska's road systems are not known for being extensive. However, wherever roads are located there is a chance that an accident could occur. The Alaskan weather adds to the dangers of driving, as well as operating any other type of vehicle. Unfortunately, this fact was prevalent when three bikers were injured in Alaska after a motor vehicle accident.

Anchorage teen recovers after pedestrian accident

Watching a family member recover after an accident is something no one ever wishes to experience. Unfortunately a pedestrian accident involving a drunk driver forced a family to watch their loved one do just that in an Anchorage hospital room. Details of the recent hit-and-run came to light at the arraignment of a 20-year-old woman charged in the accident. Reports indicate that she was drunk at the time and unaware of what she struck.

Drunk driving accident? Alaska teens less likely to be involved

Here in Alaska, approximately 250 teenagers are injured in drunk driving accidents annually. While teen DUIs are still a problem, there has been a downward trend in the number of alcohol-related accidents in the past decade. However, the Department of Health and Social Services released statistics that show about a quarter of all DUI citations here in Anchorage are issued to underage drinkers. If a teen causes a drunk driving accident, he or she can face serious criminal charges in addition to possible civil litigation if anyone is injured or killed in the crash.

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