Last Thursday around 11:45am Alaska State Troopers responded to mile post 103.5 of the Seward Highway for the report of a motor vehicle collision.
Investigation revealed 45 year old Tina Markiel of Moose Pass, was driving a blue 2008 Chevrolet pickup north on the Seward Highway. Markiel was following a gray 1989 Toyota pickup that was driven by 51 year old Richard Flagg of Cordova.
Flagg slowed down to turn into a driveway and was rear ended by Markiel. Flagg reported receiving possible injuries. Damage to Flagg’s vehicle was estimated at approximately $4,000.00 and damage to Markiel’s vehicle was estimated at $6,000.00. Both occupants reported wearing their safety belts. Alcohol was not a factor.