UPDATE: Portion of road reopens after crash involving PCSD patrol vehicle

Officer involved collision on Orange Grove and La Cholla

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - A Pima County Sheriff deputy patrol vehicle was involved in a three-car collision in the intersection of La Cholla and Orange Grove on Wednesday afternoon.

A portion of La Cholla and Orange Grove Road is reopening after the earlier crash. For safety reasons the Department of Transportation is cordoning off the east and westbound lanes closest to the median, to include the turn lane on the westbound side that is dedicated to southbound traffic.

Detectives are wrapping up their investigation of the crash, according to PCSD. No citations have been issued at this time.

Two other passenger vehicles collided with the deputy’s SUV, one car hit a traffic light pole in the median.

The motorists and deputy sustained minor injuries, but no serious injuries have been reported.

There may be some residual slowing in the area.

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