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Subject: MVC- InjuryDate: 08-06-2012 06:27:14
From: Sgt. GiffordCase or Incident: #120806-007
Summary:On 08-06-2012 at 3:25 PM, the Juneau Police Department responded to a reported motor vehicle accident at the Egan Drive and Yandukin intersection. Investigation revealed a 1993 Dodge truck turning left onto Glacier Highway from Egan Drive inbound, collided with a 1999 Mitsubishi Mirage traveling in the outbound lane. The impact pushed the Dodge into the outbound acceleration lane from Fred Meyer, where it sideswiped a 2000 Chevrolet truck pulling a boat and trailer.

Damage to the Dodge was estimated at $1000, damage to the Chevrolet $5000, and the Mitsubishi was totaled.

The driver of the Dodge, 72 year-old Jerry W. Lewis, was cited for Failure to Yield When Turning Left. He was transported to the Bartlett Regional Hospital for treatment of apparent non life-threatening injuries.
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 ***