Motorcyclist hospitalized after bus collision near Hospital Drive

Update | 8:25 p.m.

In a news release, the Juneau Police Department identified the motorcycle rider as a 21-year-old male and Juneau resident. The release says he regained consciousness while being attended to and is “believed to be in stable condition.”

Neither the bus driver, identified as a 50-year-old Juneau woman, nor any of her passengers were injured.

Police say alcohol did not appear to be a factor. Police are continuing to investigate the crash.

Original story | 8:06 p.m.

Officers with the Juneau Police Department block off traffic along Glacier Highway on Saturday, May 12, 2018 after a collision between a Capital Transit bus and a motorcycle. (Photo by David Purdy/KTOO)

Officers with the Juneau Police Department block off traffic along Glacier Highway on Saturday, May 12, 2018, after a collision between a Capital Transit bus and a motorcycle. (Photo by David Purdy/KTOO)

Emergency responders closed off part of Glacier Highway on Saturday evening after a collision near Hospital Drive.

A Capital Transit bus collided with a motorcycle near the entrance to Hospital Drive shortly before 5 p.m.

A motorcyclist was transported to Bartlett Regional Hospital in an unknown condition, according to a Juneau Police Department dispatcher.

The area was closed for several hours to everyone except for hospital traffic. The road was reopened shortly before 8 p.m.

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