Two Fatalities in Parks Highway Collision

parks highway head onAn accident on the Parks Highway took the lives of two Monday evening.

Alaska State Troopers and Alaska Wildlife Troopers responded to a report of a head-on collision  at mile 152 of the Parks Highway at 5:50 pm on Monday to find that two people were killed and another two seriously injured.

The investigation at the scene revealed that a 2003 Lincoln Navigator driven by 27-year-old Wilton Florencio Villa of Anchorage was traveling southbound on the Parks Highway with one passenger when he encountered he crossed over into the northbound lane into the path of a 2000 Saturn SL driven by 33-year-old Dontaveon Green of Fairbanks. Green had one passenger in his vehicle, 23-year-old Patricia Williams also of Fairbanks.

Neither Green nor Williams survived the collision.

Villa and his passenger were transported to the Providence Medical Center via LifeMed helicopter with serious injuries.