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Multiple agencies respond after vehicle crashes off Gates Pass Road

Crews with the Tucson Fire Department, Northwest Fire District and the Pima County Sheriff's...
Crews with the Tucson Fire Department, Northwest Fire District and the Pima County Sheriff's Department responded to a technical rescue on Gates Pass Road on Wednesday, May, 19.(Source: Tucson Fire Department via Twitter)
Updated: May. 19, 2021 at 2:53 PM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Crews with the Tucson Fire Department, Northwest Fire District, Pima County Sheriff’s Department and Pinal County Sheriff’s Office were called to Gates Pass on Wednesday, May 19, for a technical rescue in the Gates Pass area.

In a tweet, officials with the Tucson Fire Department said a vehicle went off Gates Pass Road near a lookout. The driver was airlifted out of the crash scene to a waiting ambulance.

Crews also helped a woman who ran down to the vehicle after the crash. They helped her get back up to the road.

Gates Pass Road was closed during the rescue operation.

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