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December 2014 Archives

Serious car accident injuries in Alaska can occur any time

The holiday season is a time when most families enjoy spending time together. Most people aren't thinking about motor vehicle collisions while in the midst of celebrating. However, serious car accident injuries can and do occur during all seasons in Alaska, including on Christmas Day, as a family driving close to Anchor Point discovered.

Fiery auto accident claims 2 lives in Alaska national park

Although it is uncommon for vehicles to burst into flames as a result of an auto accident, it does sometimes happen. Not surprisingly, fires of this kind can make it more challenging for Alaska authorities to determine who may have been at fault, as well as why the auto accident occurred. When a fiery wreck takes a life, it becomes even more imperative for the victim's family members to uncover the truth behind the crash, especially if they plan to seek legal recourse.

Alaska auto accident can cause serious injuries

A vehicle accident in Alaska can be life-changing, depending on how serious a victim's injuries are. In addition to causing physical injuries that might prevent a person from being able to work, an auto accident may also cause emotional distress. It is within the rights of an injured accident victim to seek to hold a negligent party accountable for the injuries he or she is believed to have caused.

Nonfatal pedestrian injuries can result from Alaska hit-and-runs

It is never wise to leave the site of any accident, especially when the accident occurs on a frozen Alaska river and involves an ATV and someone who is standing or walking. In a recent incident, this type of crash caused serious nonfatal pedestrian injuries to one person. Unfortunately, the ATV driver did not remain at the scene of the accident resulting in pedestrian injuries, leaving him open to criminal charges, as well as a potential personal injury lawsuit.

Car accident in Alaska injures Iditarod veteran

Car accidents can be serious enough when two or more motor vehicles are involved, but, when a pedestrian or other unprotected individual is involved, the severity of the accident can be greatly increased. These types accidents often leave the victims with severe injuries that can impact their lives for extended periods of time. Unfortunately, one car accident in Alaska recently left one woman, a veteran of the world-famous Iditarod race, with a suspected broken back.

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