Parks Highway closed for crash that injures 3

MONTANA CREEK, Alaska (KTUU) - The Parks Highway is closed near Montana Creek as of 2:30 p.m. Thursday. A two-vehicle crash sent three people to the hospital.

Alaska State Troopers spokesperson Megan Peters was not certain how badly the three people were injured, short of needing to go to the hospital.

Peters did say the highway in the area was "extremely slick" and that there was freezing rain. She said the Department of Transportation had been contacted to drop more sand in the area.

Peters did not know how long the highway would be closed.

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