Woman dies from injuries after Saturday crash - Tucson News Now

Woman dies from injuries after Saturday crash

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Tucson Police say a woman who was injured in a crash Saturday afternoon has died from her injuries.

Catharina Stuifbergen, 27, was a passenger in one of the cars involved in the accident at East Aviation Highway at the intersection with East 22nd Street. She was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries and was pronounced deceased Sunday evening.

The man who was driving the vehicle in which Stuifbergen was a passenger was also injured and taken to the hospital.

The driver of the other vehicle had minor injuries and was not taken to a hospital.

According to police, a 2013 Chevrolet Cruze turned left from eastbound Aviation Highway in front of a westbound traffic at East 22nd Street and was struck in the passenger side. The Cruze rolled over and came to rest upside down.

According to police, the driver of the sedan, 28-year-old Petrus Molenaar, was arrested for one count of causing serious injury or death by a moving violation, failure to yield making a left turn at an intersection. He was cited and released, according to the police news release.

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