One person was killed and another injured in an accident that closed the westbound lanes of East Aviation Parkway today.
Tucson Fire Department spokesman Capt. Barrett Baker said one person was pronounced dead at the scene and one was transported to a local hospital.
The identity of the victim and the severity of the other person's injuries was not reported.
According to Tucson Police spokesman Sgt. Chris Widmer, Aviation was closed at South Country Club Road. Eastbound traffic was restricted to one lane near the accident scene.
Widmer said two vehicles were involved in the accident. At least one of the vehicles was on fire when emergency personnel arrived at the scene.
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