Members of Central Emergency Services attend to the scene of a two-vehicle accident blocking traffic on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at the intersection of Kalifornsky Beach Road and Poppy Lane in Soldotna, Alaska.

Members of Central Emergency Services attend to the scene of a two-vehicle accident blocking traffic on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at the intersection of Kalifornsky Beach Road and Poppy Lane in Soldotna, Alaska.

One injured in K-Beach wreck

  • By One person was injured in a wreck that diverted traffic on Kalifornsky Beach Road Tuesday morning.
  • Tuesday, March 15, 2016 1:34pm
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“A larger truck impacted the driver’s side of a full sized pickup truck,” said Captain Reed Quinton with Central Emergency Services.

CES was called out to the accident at 10:07 a.m., Quinton said, and the driver of the pickup was taken to the hospital. There were no other injuries. The crash at the intersection of K-Beach Road and Poppy Lane blocked traffic and caused cars to be routed to either side of the road.

The intersection was cleared just over an hour later at 11:10 a.m., said Captain Andy Greenstreet, commander of the E-Detachment for the Alaska State Troopers.

Both Alaska State Troopers and Alaska Wildlife Troopers were on scene assisting with traffic control and doing some scene documentation, Greenstreet said.

-Megan Pacer

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