Accident on I-19 shuts down northbound lanes - Tucson News Now

Accident on I-19 shuts down northbound lanes

(Source: Kelly Pardi) (Source: Kelly Pardi)
GREEN VALLEY, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A 22-year-old Tucson woman is in critical condition after a crash on Interstate 19 south of Green Valley.

According to Green Valley Fire, the woman lost control and crashed into the median around 5 p.m. Monday.

Rescue crews found the car wrapped around the tree with the woman trapped inside. Crews used the Jaws of Life to get the woman out of the car.

She was transported to a local hospital with life threatening injuries. Northbound lanes of I-19 were shut down for about an hour. The cause of the accident is still under investigation. 

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