UPDATE: Hit-and-run crash on east side turns fatal

UPDATE: Hit-and-run crash on east side turns fatal
The hit-and-run collision on 22nd Street resulted in life-threatening injuries on Wednesday, Nov. 13. (Source: Tucson Police Department)

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - A woman is dead and a suspect is wanted following a hit-and-run crash on the east side of Tucson Wednesday, Nov. 13.

The Tucson Police Department said the accident happened on 22nd between Wilmot and Craycroft.

A pick-up truck was traveling eastbound on 22nd when it was rear-ended by another vehicle, according to TPD Sgt. Pete Dugan.

Dugan said the truck then crossed the median into westbound lanes, was hit by vehicles traveling the other direction and flipped over.

The driver of the vehicle that caused the crash fled the scene. The vehicle was found abandoned away from the scene and authorities are looking for the driver.

The driver of the pick-up, a woman, died and another person in the other vehicles suffered minor injuries.

Anyone with information should call 88-CRIME.

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