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Subject: Motor Vehicle CrashDate: 05-07-2012 05:28:10
From: Sgt. BransonCase or Incident: #120507-013
Summary:On May 7, 2012 at about 3:12pm, the Juneau Police Department and Capital City Fire & Rescue responded to a single vehicle roll over crash at 8 mile Egan Drive. Investigation revealed the 42 year old male driver of the vehicle was distracted and took his eyes off the road. The vehicle drove off the shoulder of the road and struck a light pole. The driver then over corrected driving across both inbound lanes of Egan Drive. The vehicle rolled onto its side in the median. The driver was cited for negligent driving and transported by ambulance to Bartlett Regional Hospital for evaluation of what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries. The vehicle is estimated to be a total loss. One inbound and one outbound lane of Egan Drive were closed for approximately 30 minutes while the crash was investigated.
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 ***