Two dozen rescuers respond to early morning crash - Tucson News Now

Two dozen rescuers respond to early morning crash

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Northwest Fire crews responded to a motor vehicle accident early this morning in the area of Speedway Blvd and Anklam Road.

According to PIO Adam Goldberg, the first arriving crew were unable to locate the accident. The crew then continued into Gates Pass and located the scene.

When they arrived, the vehicle appeared to have lost control, leaving the roadway and traveling down an embankment approximately 40 feet.

Inside the vehicle were two female patients trapped and the second patient was conscious but injured.

Additional units were called to the scene to assist with the extrication, treatment and haul systems needed to bring the victims up the roadway.They were then transported to the hospital.

The driver of the car was a 20-year old and is in stable condition with minor injuries. The passenger was a 21-year old that suffered serious injuries.

Both occupants of the car were wearing their seatbelts at the time of incident.

The Pima County Sheriff's Department was on scene conducting an investigation into the cause of the accident.

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