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Subject: Motor Vehicle CollisionDate: 05-17-2014 11:24:21
From: Sergeant Chris BurkeCase or Incident: #140517-011
Summary:On 05/17/14, about 6:14 PM, the Juneau Police Department was notified of a two-vehicle collision on Glacier Highway near Sunny Drive access. The preliminary investigation indicates that a 2007 Chevy Impala was stopped in traffic attempting to turn onto Sunny Drive. A 2000 Honda Nighthawk 750cc motorcycle was travelling outbound on Glacier Highway and struck the back end of the Chevy.

The Chevy was driven by a 29-year-old local male who sustained no injuries. The Honda was driven by a 49-year-old local male who was transported to Bartlett Regional Hospital with critical injuries.

At 2200 hours, JPD was notified the driver of the Honda motorcycle was being medevac’d to Harborview Medical Center with life threatening injuries.

This investigation is continuing.
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 ***