Fatal 2-vehicle crash closes part of State Route 83 - Tucson News Now

Fatal crash closes part of SR-83

VAIL, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

At least one person is dead after a two-vehicle collision on State Route 83, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

The accident happened at about 12:17 a.m. Wednesday at milepost 50 near Sahuarita Road.

Southbound lanes of the highway are closed at Sahuarita Road.

There is currently no information on how long the roadway will be closed.

According to the DPS, a Hyundai traveling north struck a guardrail on the east side of the road, spun across the road and struck a guardrail on the opposite side before being hit by a southbound Buick.

The driver of the Hyundai was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger in the Hyundai and two occupants of the Buick were taken to a local hospital for treatment. The extent of the injuries is unknown.

We'll have the complete story on KOLD News 13 at Noon. Stay up to date at KOLD.com or on your KOLD mobile app.

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