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September 2016 Archives

Many lives have been devastated by drunk drivers in Alaska

It is a criminal offense to operate a motor vehicle in Alaska with a blood alcohol level exceeding the legally accepted limit. Drunk drivers continue to be menaces on roadways throughout the United States. Such motorists often cause accidents, many of which result in fatalities.

Mystery solved, charges filed in fatal pedestrian accident

Alaska police had been investigating a recent motor vehicle crash when new information was brought to their attention. The fatal pedestrian accident took place just after 5:30 a.m. on a recent Monday. Some time later, a man called a local police station, claiming he was responsible for the collision.

Investigation questions whether pilot negligence caused crash

The complex weave of terrain in many parts of Alaska often complicates rescue missions when aviation accidents occur. This seems to be the case in the aftermath of a recent tragedy involving two planes and resulting in multiple fatalities. Investigators are wondering whether pilot negligence was a causal factor in the crash that took the lives of everyone on-board both aircraft.

Taking action against drunk drivers in Alaska

Learning that a loved one has been killed in a motor vehicle accident is obviously devastating. Family members are often left feeling helpless and confused about where to go for help when seeking justice against those who have caused their loved ones' deaths. Many accidents in Alaska are caused by drunk drivers; others are the result of drivers who are distracted or otherwise negligent. The surviving family members of deceased victims may have grounds to seek full financial accountability against wrongdoers in civil court.

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