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One taken to hospital following deputy-involved collision in foothills

(WAVE 3 News)
Updated: May. 27, 2021 at 7:17 PM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - One person was taken to the hospital after a collision involving a deputy occurred in the foothills Thursday morning, May 27.

At approximately 11:15 a.m., a deputy was driving a fully marked patrol vehicle eastbound on Sunrise Drive at Craycroft Road. The patrol vehicle was responding to a call with lights and sirens activated. A sedan driving northbound on Craycroft Road entered the intersection and collided with the patrol vehicle, officials say. The patrol vehicle was then forced into a stationary vehicle stopped in the left turn lane of westbound Sunrise Drive.

The driver of the sedan was transported to a hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. No other injuries were reported. The roadway was closed while deputies investigated the collision.

Traffic Unit detectives are investigating and no citations have been issued at this time.

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