TPD: Driver detained following crash involving stolen vehicle, motorcycle

TPD: Driver detained following crash involving stolen vehicle, motorcycle
Tucson police detained a driver involved in a collision that sent two people to the hospital on Wednesday, May 13, 2020. After the collision, the driver took off from the scene. (Source: Gray News)

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to better reflect the identity of the suspect at the time.

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - A driver was taken into custody after allegedly fleeing the scene of a crash on Tucson’s northwest side Wednesday afternoon.

The Tucson Police Department said the driver was driving a stolen vehicle that was involved in an accident with a motorcycle near Camino de la Tierra and Shumaker Drive.

The motorcyclist was taken to Banner UMC with life-threatening injuries. Another person involved in the collision was sent to a local hospital with unknown injuries.

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