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Subject: Motor Vehicle Accident with InjuryDate: 11-04-2011
From: Officer Chris GiffordCase or Incident: #111104-003
Summary:

This morning at 7:58am, the Juneau Police Department received a report of a motor vehicle accident on Egan Drive, at the Fred Meyer intersection. Responding officers found two involved vehicles, including a 1997 Ford Explorer, and a 2006 Subaru Forester. Traffic on Egan Drive outbound was reduced to one lane for about 20 minutes.

Investigation revealed 47 year-old local resident Delphine Fano-Ia was driving inbound on Egan, attempting a left turn across the outbound lanes to the Fred Meyer access, when her vehicle was struck by the Subaru, driven by 33 year-old local resident Vanessa Stevenson. Both vehicles were totaled, and Stevenson was transported to the Bartlett Regional Hospital for treatment of non life-threatening injuries.

Fano-Ia was cited for Failing to Yield While Turning Left.
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 ***