TPD: Ajo Way closed due to traffic accident - Tucson News Now

TPD: Ajo Way closed due to traffic accident

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A 68-year-old man is dead after a rollover crash on West Ajo Way and South Lundy. 

He has been identified as George Enrique Tequida. 

The driver and sole occupant of one of the vehicles suffered from minor injuries. 

Traffic Investigators learned that a 1994 Nissan Pathfinder was traveling westbound on West Ajo Way in the inside traffic Lane. 

Mr. Tequida had been driving a 2005 Nissan Sentra eastbound on West Ajo Way inside traffic lane. The driver of the Nissan Pathfinder merged into the two-way left turn lane in preparation to make a left turn at South 12th Avenue. 

While driving in the area of the two-way left turn, the Nissan Pathfinder crossed into the eastbound lanes of traffic, causing a head-on collision. 

The collision caused the Nissan Pathfinder to overturn in the roadway. The Nissan Sentra was forcefully rotated and ultimately came to stop on the south side of the roadway. 

Investigators have ruled out drugs and alcohol. No arrests have been made, and the investigation is on going. 

Copyright 2013 Tucson News Now. All rights reserved.

  • Local newsMore>>

  • BREAKING

    Tucson police searching for suspect in bank robbery

    Tucson police searching for suspect in bank robbery

    Saturday, September 23 2017 1:26 AM EDT2017-09-23 05:26:49 GMT

    According to Sgt. Pete Dugan, spokesman for the Tucson Police Department, the robbery occurred around 4:10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22 at the Washington Federal Bank at 4910 East Broadway.  

    According to Sgt. Pete Dugan, spokesman for the Tucson Police Department, the robbery occurred around 4:10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22 at the Washington Federal Bank at 4910 East Broadway.  

  • BEAR DOWN: Utah leads Arizona 27-17 in fourth quarter

    BEAR DOWN: Utah leads Arizona 27-17 in fourth quarter

    Saturday, September 23 2017 1:25 AM EDT2017-09-23 05:25:25 GMT

    Arizona hosted No. 23 Utah Friday night in the Pac-12 opener for both teams.

    Arizona hosted No. 23 Utah Friday night in the Pac-12 opener for both teams.

  • OVERTIME: Week 5 results, highlights and photos

    OVERTIME: Week 5 results, highlights and photos

    Saturday, September 23 2017 1:19 AM EDT2017-09-23 05:19:34 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Week 5 of the high school football season featured 19 games involving teams from southern Arizona.

    Week 5 of the high school football season featured 19 games involving teams from southern Arizona.

Powered by Frankly