A medical issue led to a single vehicle crash that closed Egan Drive in both directions Wednesday afternoon.
The crash happened on the inbound lane, near Walmart.
Juneau police in news release say 25-year-old Cory Kim crashed his vehicle into a guard rail. He was taken to Bartlett Regional Hospital. Police say he did not suffer any injuries in the crash. His medical issue was not specified.
JPD closed Egan Drive inbound for about 30 minutes. Outbound traffic was diverted to Glacier Highway.
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