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UPDATE: Woman suffers serious injuries in west-side rollover

The SUV came to rest against a tree, which combined with the damage to the vehicle is making extrication difficult. (Source: Northwest Fire District) The SUV came to rest against a tree, which combined with the damage to the vehicle is making extrication difficult. (Source: Northwest Fire District)
(Source: Northwest Fire District) (Source: Northwest Fire District)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

One woman faces life-threatening injuries a single-vehicle rollover accident on Tucson's west side this morning.

Just before 10:15 this morning, a woman in a single Toyota Scion had driven off the roadway in the 2900 block of North Lloyd Bush Drive near Ironwood Hills and Camino de Oeste. She rolled and crashed into a residential yard, according to Northwest Fire District spokesman Capt. Adam Goldberg.

The victim, a 47-year-old woman, was taken by ambulance to the University of Arizona Medical Center trauma center.

Goldberg said the SUV rolled several times and ended up in a ditch in the 2900 block of North Lloyd Bush Drive near Ironwood Hills and Camino de Oeste.

Crews used the Jaws of Life to extricate the woman from the SUV.

The SUV came to rest against a tree, which combined with the damage to the vehicle is made extrication difficult. The woman was freed from the wreckage within 33 minutes.\

Investigators determined that the driver had been wearing her seatbelt.

Excessive speed and possible impairment are considered to be factors in this incident.

No other vehicles were involved and the investigation continues.

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