One man charged with DUI and assault in the first degree
ANCHORAGE – A head-on collision was reported near mile 54 of the Glenn Highway late Friday night.
Peter Wilson, 61, was driving a Ford pickup south on the Glenn Highway when he crossed the center line and crashed into a Mitsubishi traveling north, according to trooper dispatch.
Paramedics transported the driver of the sedan, 45-year-old Gerhard Jakits, to Mat-Su Regional Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. Wilson was also taken to the hospital for treatment.
Troopers later arrested Wilson and charged him with DUI and assault in the first degree.