Crashes on Mendenhall Loop

Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau Police said two motor vehicle crashes occurred around 7:30 am, one of them a head-on collision.

Police shut down the road for the cleanup and the investigation.  At least three people appeared to suffer injuries in the crash.  The severity was not immediately known.

Capital City Fire Rescue also responded to the scene to treat the injured.  As many as five vehicles were involved in the two crashes.

Police said the road conditions are icy. They urged motorists to avoid the scene and to slow down in that area of town.

The scene was cleaned up and cleared before 8:30 am.

More details to come

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