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UPDATE: Three-vehicle crash involving school bus turns fatal in Tucson area

No children were on the school bus at the time of the crash on Valencia Road Wednesday morning,...
No children were on the school bus at the time of the crash on Valencia Road Wednesday morning, Aug. 11.(Green Valley Fire District / Drexel Heights Fire District)
Published: Aug. 11, 2021 at 8:01 AM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - One person was killed in a three-vehicle crash involving a school bus in the Tucson area early Wednesday, Aug. 11.

No children were on the Tucson Unified bus at the time of the crash, according to the Pima County Sheriff’s Department.

The PCSD said a sedan swerved to avoid a stopped car and hit the school bus head-on. The bus then collided with a pickup truck.

The driver of the truck, 34-year-old Ronnie Estrella, died at the scene.

The PCSD said neither speed nor impairment was factors in the collision.

A portion of Valencia Road was closed for several hours following the crash at Camino de la Tierra.

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