UPDATE: 2 hurt in 3-vehicle crash in Green Valley
GREEN VALLEY, Ariz. (13 News) - Two people were hurt in a three-vehicle wrong-way crash on southbound Interstate 19 in Green Valley Tuesday, April 18. One of the two was the subject of a felony warrant who fled from a traffic stop.
According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, the crash happened after Santa Cruz County Sherrif’s deputies attempted to stop the suspect at about 9:15 p.m.
Border Patrol agents observed the suspect vehicle passing their I-19 checkpoint, traveling north in the southbound lanes at kilometer 42.
The Border Patrol, staying in the northbound lanes, followed and observed the suspect vehicle until it crashed into two southbound vehicles at kilometer 63.
The suspect and one other person were taken to a hospital in Tucson.
DPS said impairment is suspected, but the suspect will not be booked until he is released from the hospital.
Information about the condition of the other person were not immediately available.
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