Three teenagers injured in accident; Alcohol suspected a factor
August 08, 2016
(SitNews) Ketchikan, Alaska - Alaska State Troopers responded last Wednesday evening to a single vehicle collision on D1-Loop road approximately 10 miles north of Ketchikan.
Investigation by the Troopers reported Kailee J. Tavares, 17 years-old of Ketchikan, was northbound on D1 Loop when she drove off the road and struck a tree.
North Tongass Volunterr Fire fighters use jaws of life to save lives on 8/3/16 at 8:30 PM
Photo By DALE CURTIS ©2016
Tavares and two other 17 year old passengers were transported to the Ketchikan Medical Center by the North Tongass Fire Department for injuries from the collision.
North Tongass Volunteer Fire Department also responded and were able to remove the passengers from the vehicle using the Jaws of Life.
This case is still under investigation and the Alaska State Troopers reported that alcohol is suspected to be a factor in the accident.
Reporting & Editing by Mary Kauffman, SitNews
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