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Subject: MVC-InjuryDate: 12-27-2012 10:40:14
From: Sgt. Chris GiffordCase or Incident: #121227-005
Summary:
On 12-27-2012 at 6:38 PM, Juneau Police responded to a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Egan Drive, and Yandukin Drive. Investigation revealed a 2005 Subaru Legacy, driven by a 16 year-old male, was attempting a left turn from Egan Drive to Yandukin Drive when it was struck by a 1994 Chevrolet van which was traveling inbound on Egan.

Traffic was reduced to a single lane in the inbound lanes of Egan Drive for about 30 minutes.

Both of the vehicles were totaled. The two occupants of the van, a 40 year-old male and a 42 year-old female, as well as the driver of the Subaru were transported by ambulance to the Bartlett Regional Hospital for treatment of non life-threatening injuries. The driver of the Subaru was cited for failing to yield to oncoming traffic when 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 ***