Fatal vehicle collision closes part of Greasewood Road - Tucson News Now

UPDATE: One driver dead, another seriously injured after head-on collision Saturday

(Source: TPD) (Source: TPD)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Tucson Police Department detectives said one driver is dead, another one seriously injured after a head-on collision Saturday morning, Aug. 26, according to Sgt. Pete Dugan, TPD spokesman. 

Officers responded to a serious injury collision south of Greasewood Road near Speedway Boulevard, police said. Officers said they located a gray 2008 Acura TL and a gray 2004 Chevrolet Avalanche that appeared to have been involved in a head-on collision.

Police said the driver of the Acura was pronounced dead at the scene. The passenger in the Chevrolet was transported to the hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the Chevrolet was not injured, police said.

Investigators at the scene said the Acura was traveling southbound on Greasewood, when the driver crossed over the yellow center divider and entered the northbound lanes of traffic. The Acura collided head-on with the Chevrolet Avalanche that was traveling northbound. 

Investigators said the Acura was traveling at a high rate of speed.

No citations were issued to the driver of the Avalanche, according to police. 

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