Icy road causes vehicle rollover


November 18, 2021

Photo courtesy of the Petersburg Volunteer Fire Department

The car rolled onto its top in this ditch near Mitkof Highway Monday morning.

A car rolled into a ditch near 10 mile Mitkof Highway at around 8 a.m. Monday due to ice on the road according to Assistant Fire Chief David Berg.

The Petersburg Volunteer Fire Department, EMS, and Petersburg Police Department were paged out to the accident and found the occupants of the vehicle, a young woman and her dog, uninjured.

According to Berg, the vehicle was stopped waiting for traffic before turning onto Mitkof Highway near the Falls Creek fish ladder when it began to slide on the ice.

"The road was covered with ice that she didn't see, it was kind of black ice, and the car liter...

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