Update 11:30 a.m. Saturday:
Police say an investigation revealed a 64-year-old man driving a 1994 Subaru made a left turn toward Fred Meyer at approximately 4:54 p.m. Friday. His car was struck by 2002 Volkswagen traveling outbound. The drivers of a 2014 Subaru and a 1989 Honda were unable to avoid the crash and collided with the other vehicles.
Both Subarus and the Volkswagen were totaled and towed from the scene. The Honda sustained minor damage and was driven away.
The drivers of the ’94 Subaru and the Volkswagen were taken to Bartlett Regional Hospital for treatment on non-life threatening injuries. None of the motorists were identified in a JPD news release.
The outbound lanes of Egan Drive were closed for about 40 minutes during the investigation.
The accident is still under investigation and citations are pending.
(Heather Bryant, Jeremy Hsieh and Casey Kelly contributed to this report)
Two people were transported to Bartlett Regional Hospital for injuries after a three-vehicle accident on Egan Drive this evening.
The identities and status of the people involved were not immediately available.
Juneau Police Department dispatcher Joey Fox reports the initial call came in at about 4:50 p.m. The accident shut down outbound traffic on Egan Drive near Fred Meyer for almost an hour.
JPD says roads are slick and drivers need to use caution.
This is an ongoing story. Check back here for updates.
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