Update: T-bone in Palmer leaves four juveniles in serious condition

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - A two-car involved crash Thursday night, that left four in serious condition, is under investigation by authorities in Palmer.

    Update 9/5: The 16-year-old driver of the Toyota has been declared deceased as a result of her injuries. The State Medical Examiner's Office and next of kin have been notified.


    State troopers and the Palmer Bureau of Highway Patrol received a report of a motor vehicle collision at the intersection the Glenn Hwy and Parks Hwy in Palmer Thursday night at 5:45.

    Initial investigation revealed a 2015 Toyota Corolla was making a left turn from the southbound Parks Hwy offramp onto northbound Glenn Hwy when it pulled out in front of a 2014 Ford Expedition that was southbound on the Glenn Hwy. The Expedition t-boned the Corolla in the driver’s door.

    Troopers said all four juvenile occupants of the Toyota are in serious condition and have life-threatening injury.

    Also, they said impairment is not suspected at this time.

    The Palmer Bureau of Highway Patrol has case responsibility and the investigation into this incident is on-going.

    The highway was closed intermittently for approximately three hours and was clear at approximately 8:30 pm.

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