Update: Car, 'person of interest' found in El Tour bike collision - Tucson News Now

Update: Car, 'person of interest' found in El Tour bike collision

By Leasa Conze - email

An attorney has identified a "person of interest" relating to the El Tour bicycle collision, deputies say.

Investigators confirm they also have the car that may have been used in the hit and run in Saturday's El Tour de Tucson.

The driver turned in front of bicyclists as they were riding downhill on Ina Road near Westward Look Saturday.

Ten bicyclists collided with the car. Five had to be taken to the hospital.

 One, Garu Stuebe, from Surprise, Arizona, was critically injured.

He is now in a Phoenix hospital, in a medically-induced coma, after undergoing surgery yesterday to remove part of his skull and some brain tissue.

Witnesses say at the time of the accident, the elderly driver got out of his car, surveyed the accident, then got back into his car and drove off.

Sheriff's deputies had been searching for the driver and his vehicle ever since.

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