INFORMATION RELEASE

Subject: Vehicle vs Bicyclist Collision - Egan at Gold Creek
Date: 2022-06-25
From: Erann Kalwara - JPD PIO
Case or Incident: #220625-003
Summary:

At around 3:10 pm on June 25, 2022, dispatch received multiple 9-1-1 calls about a motor vehicle collision involving a red 2017 Jeep Liberty and a person on a bicycle on Egan Drive near Gold Creek.

JPD officers, Capital City Fire/Rescue, Juneau Citizen’s Patrol, and the JPD Major Accident Reconstruction Team responded. The bicyclist, a 13 year-old female, was transported to BRH and will be medevaced to Seattle due to the severity of her injuries. The in-bound lanes of Egan Drive were closed for almost 4 hours. The investigation continues.

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.

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