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Two injured in ATV collision

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Two people were hurt in an ATV collision on Sunday, July 13, according to a release from the Pima County Sheriff's Department. Officials are saying alcohol may have been a factor in the accident.

PCSD deputies responded to a call about a collision between an ATV and a Polaris near South Camino Verde just west of Ajo Way. According to the release when deputies arrived at the scene they learned the driver of the ATV had collided head on with the Polaris; there were four people inside the vehicle at the time of the collision.

Deputies said the ATV driver was thrown from his vehicle, as well as one passenger from the Polaris. According to PCSD the Polaris and its remaining occupants drove away from the scene.

The driver of the ATV, identified as 27-year-old Joshua Gradillas was transported to a local trauma center with life-threatening injuries. Deputies said Gradillas was not wearing a helmet. The injured Polaris passenger was transported from the scene with non-life-threatening injuries.

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