Victim in hit-and-run accident dies from injuries - Tucson News Now

Victim in hit-and-run accident dies from injuries

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A teenager died Saturday from injuries in a hit-and-run accident Friday night on Tucson's southwest side.

Ruby Martinez, 17, was hit by a car around 6:30 p.m. Friday near West Nebraska Street and South San Joaquin Avenue, Pima County Sheriff's Deputy Renee Carlson told Tucson News Now.

Carlson said when deputies arrived, they immediately began taking life saving measures until paramedics got on scene.

The driver of the car, Denise Torres, 41, was not at the scene, but later returned while deputies were conducting their investigation,

Torres facing one count of felony hit-and-run charges for leaving the scene of an accident with serious injury. She was booked into the Pima County Adult Detention Center.

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