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Subject: MVC-InjuryDate: 07-28-2013 02:26:47
From: Sgt. Chris GiffordCase or Incident: #130728-008
Summary:

On July 28, 2013 at 10:54 AM, Juneau Police received a report of a vehicle/bicycle collision on Back Loop Road, near Goat Hill Road. Responding officers found a man riding a bicycle who had collided with a 15-passenger style van near the side of the road. Investigation revealed the bicyclist had been traveling on Back Loop Road from the direction of Auke Bay, and was traveling downhill at the time of the collision. The van was beginning a left turn onto Back Loop Road from a private driveway.

The bicyclist, a 65 year-old local man, was transported by ambulance to the Bartlett Regional Hospital for treatment of apparently non-life threatening injuries. The van, driven by a 27 year-old local man, sustained about $500 in damage as a result of the crash.

The investigation in this case is continuing. Alcohol was not a factor in this incident.
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 ***