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Subject: Motor Vehicle CollisionDate: 09-08-2011
From: Sgt. BransonCase or Incident: #110908-006
Summary:On 9-8-11, at about 0944 hours, The Juneau Police Department responded to a motor vehicle collision on Yandukin Drive near Crest Street.

Investigation determined that Robert RICHINS, a 64 year old Idaho resident, crossed the road’s center line in a 2011 Toyota Corolla and struck a 2006 Freightliner truck. The Toyota was totaled and towed from the scene. The Freightliner truck sustained an estimated $4000 in damage and was driven from the scene. RICHINS was transported to Bartlett Regional Hospital by Capital City Fire and Rescue for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. RICHINS was later cited for negligent driving. Yandukin Drive was closed between the Juneau International Airport and Crest Street for approximately 30 minutes.
All factual allegations contained in this release are based upon preliminary investigation and are subject to change or clarification as the investigation continues.    Any charges reported in this release are merely accusations and all persons named in this release are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.*** END OF STATEMENT ***