Authorities ID victim of fatal south-side collision - Tucson News Now

Authorities ID victim of fatal south-side collision

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Drivers are asked to avoid the area near Drexel and Tucson Boulevard. (Source: Tucson News Now) Drivers are asked to avoid the area near Drexel and Tucson Boulevard. (Source: Tucson News Now)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A woman who was killed Thursday in a collision on Tucson's south side has been identified.

According to the Tucson Police Department, 22-year-old Patricia Martinez, who was a passenger in one of the vehicles involved, was pronounced dead at the accident scene at South Tucson Boulevard and East Drexel Road.

Police say a 1980 Nissan pickup and a 2014 Freightliner box truck collided and the box truck came to rest between two nearby houses. The truck struck both houses.

The 32-year old male driver of the box truck was transported to a Tucson hospital with minor injuries. The 33-year old male driver of the Nissan pickup was transported to a local area hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries, according to police.

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