PCSD: Driver fighting for life after running from deputies

PCSD: Driver fighting for life after running from deputies

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - A driver is fighting for their life after crashing while fleeing during a traffic stop in the Tucson area, authorities said.

The Pima County Sheriff’s Department said deputies said tried to stop the vehicle on Interstate 19 at Valencia Road around 12:40 a.m.

The vehicle did not stop and exited I-19 at San Xavier Road, according to the PCSD.

Moments later, deputies came across the vehicle after it crashed just west of I-19.

The driver was transported to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The Tohono O’odham Police Department is investigating the crash.

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