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Anchorage Police Department
Monday May 15th, 2017 :: 05:25 p.m. AKDT


Westbound Abbott, at Sandlewood, will be shut down for Traffic Collision Investigation

At 4:15 PM on Monday, May 15, 2017, Anchorage Police responded to the area of Abbott Road and Sandlewood Drive in reference to a vehicle versus bicycle crash.  What is known at this time is that both the vehicle and the bicyclist were traveling westbound on Abbott, just east of the New Seward overpass, when they collided.  The dynamics of the crash are still being determined. 

The adult bicyclist, who was wearing a helmet, was transported to the hospital with critical head injuries.

Westbound Abbott, at Sandlewood, will be shut down for quite some time while the scene is being processed.

APD Case 17-19333

Anchorage Police Department
716 W 4th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99501

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 907-786-8900

Renee Oistad
Public Information
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