Woman Struck, Injured by Car at W. Santa Maria Street and S. 12th Avenue in Tucson
Tucson, Arizona (October 30, 2023) – A woman was seriously injured in a pedestrian accident on Sunday afternoon in Tucson.
According to the Tucson Police Department, the accident happened at the intersection of West Santa Maria Street and South 12th Avenue.
The circumstances surrounding the collision were not immediately determined.
TPD says the adult female pedestrian sustained major injuries in crash.
Authorities advised drivers to avoid the area and use alternative routes at the scene was cleared.
More details about the accident were not provided.
The accident remains under investigation.
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