Single Vehicle Accident with Jack Knifed Trailer Snarled Traffic on Sterling Hwy

This morning, at 7:05am, the Alaska State Troopers responded to a single vehicle collision at mile 149 of the Sterling Highway near Happy Valley.

Trooper investigation revealed 58-year-old Sue Robinson of Fritz Creek was driving 2001 Ford F-250 south on the Sterling Highway pulling a trailer loaded with large, round hay bales.

The trailer jack knifed, pulling the truck across the northbound lane. The trailer rolled, snapping the hitch. The hitch receiver then punctured the rear of the truck.

Robinson was wearing her seat belt and no injuries were reported.

Damage to the truck and trailer was estimated at $2,000.


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