AK officer injured in crash returning home



ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Anchorage police say an officer severely injured in a wrong-way collision is coming home from a Seattle hospital. A Washington state man charged in the crash remains hospitalized in Anchorage.

Officer Randy Hughes suffered multiple fractures in his pelvis, foot and ankle in the Sept. 23 crash on the Glenn Highway in Eagle River, a suburb north of Anchorage. Hughes was flown to Harborview Medical Center for treatment. Police say he plans to return to Anchorage on Saturday evening on Alaska Airlines Flight 119.

Gregory Fulling of Marysville, Wash., suffered skull fractures. Lt. Dave Parker says he remains hospitalized. Parker had no update Friday on Fulling’s condition.

An arrest warrant has been issued for Fulling. Police are awaiting his release from the hospital before taking him into custody on charges of assault and driving under the influence of alcohol.