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One detained after fleeing south side crash that resulted in life-threatening injuries

TUCSON – A person was taken into custody after they reportedly fled a Friday morning crash on the south side that resulted in life-threatening injuries.

According to officials, Tucson Police Department responded to the area of 5500 South Forgeus Avenue, near Tucson Boulevard and Drexel Road in reference to a crash. TPD said one of the drivers involved reportedly fled the scene on foot. The driver has since been detained.

The other driver involved in the crash was transported to a nearby hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area.

Stay with News 4 Tucson for the latest details.

Anthony Victor Reyes

Anthony Victor Reyes

Anthony Victor Reyes is the lead digital content producer at News 4 Tucson. The award-winning journalist previously worked as a community reporter in Jasper County, Iowa.
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