Deadly accident closed east-side intersection - Tucson News Now

Deadly accident closed east-side intersection

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The intersection of Houghton Rd and Tanque Verde was closed for several hours this afternoon. Due to a deadly accident involving 2 cars.

Just before 1pm, deputies from the Pima County Sheriff's Department arrived at the intersection and found 2 cars pretty banged up. According to Tucson Police who took over the investigation. The driver of a blue car was going South on Houghton. While the driver and the passenger of a white car were going East on Tanque Verde. The two vehicles collide in the intersection and slid to the south-east corner and over a curb.

All three people involved in the crash were taken to a local hospital. A 62 year-old man died from his injuries. The two others are listed in serious condition.

The intersection didn't open it up until abut 5:30pm whileTPD finished their investigation.

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