Car crash slows traffic on Kenai Spur Highway

A two-vehicle collision has left at least one car disabled and slowed traffic at the Kenai Spur Highway and Airport Way intersection.

The Kenai Police Department was called out to the scene at 3:09 p.m., said Kenai Police Chief Gus Sandahl. No one was injured in the accident.

Soldotna resident Michael Blackburn said he was passing through the intersection across the highway onto Airport Way after the car in front of him had made a right turn onto the highway at a red light. His 1989 Carola was struck by a vehicle travelling west through the intersection on the highway, and he said he believes it is damaged beyond repair.

Members of the Kenai Police Department showed up minutes after the accident, Blackburn said.

The right-turn lane of Airport Way and the right lane on the highway have been closed at the intersection temporarily, and Sandahl said they will be reopened when the vehicles have been cleared off the road.

 

Reach Megan Pacer at megan.pacer@peninsulaclarion.com.

 

 

 

 

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