The two people killed in Friday’s fatal Seward Highway accident have been released. Troopers say that just after 4:30 Friday afternoon, Alaska State Troopers received a 911 reporting a three vehicle collision near mile 49 of the Seward Highway, near Summit Lake.
Subsequent investigation revealed that a Black Chevy Blazer and a Toyota Pick-up hit head on. A GMC Yukon following the Pick-up was unable to stop and rear-ended the pick-up.
Both the driver of the Toyota, identified as 62-year-old James Campbell and passenger, 65-year-old Margaret Campbell, both of Anchor Point, were not wearing seat belts and ejected from the vehicle.
Additionally, the Chevy Blazer was reported to have gone approximately 20 feet off of the roadway and into the north-bound ditch, and the driver, 47-year-old Richard Patterson of Sterling, was entrapped in the vehicle with injuries.
Cooper Landing and Moose Pass EMS extricated Patterson with the assistance of Girdwood EMS, who transported Patterson to Providence.
35-year-old Sara Lindemann of Anchorage was the driver of the GMC Yukon.
She and her two passengers were uninjured in the collision. Impairment is not suspected to be a factor in the collision. Investigation is into the cause and circumstances of the collision are ongoing.