Driver takes off from traffic stop, crashes into wall on Tucson’s south side

Driver takes off from traffic stop, crashes into wall on Tucson’s south side
A car crashed into a wall on the south side after speeding off from a traffic stop Monday afternoon. (Source: KOLD News 13)

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Two people were detained after a driver crashed into a wall on Tucson’s south side Monday evening.

The Tucson Police Department said an officer attempted a traffic stop on Park Avenue and Irvington Road when the suspect sped off.

The driver then crashed into a wall in a neighborhood of Drexel Road and Tucson Boulevard, about two miles away from the attempted traffic stop stop.

Ofc. Ray Smith, a spokesperson for the TPD, said there were minor injuries suffered in the crash.

Two people were detained at the scene. Ofc. Smith said officers were searching for a third person who ran from the car.

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