Tuesday July 16th at approximately 2:00pm, the Alaska State Troopers received a report of a single vehicle accident at mile 26.5 of the Seward Hwy.
Subsequent investigation revealed that 49-year-old Kurtis Nills of Soldotna was driving a 2003 International pump truck belonging to Peninsula Pumping.
Mr. Nills approached a curve in the road and drifted off the paved portion of the highway causing his vehicle to hit a guardrail and overturn. No sewage spilled from the vehicle.
Nills suffered significant injuries to his hand and was transported to Providence Hospital by LifeMed Helicopter.