Home Pick up Trucks Tucson police: Pedestrian killed when truck strikes group standing in parking lot...

Tucson police: Pedestrian killed when truck strikes group standing in parking lot | Local news








Four pedestrians were injured — one of them fatally — Sunday night when they were struck by a pickup truck in the parking lot at the end of West 36th Street, Tucson police said.

Police gave the following account in a news release:

Officers were called to the trailhead parking lot and pullout in the 3200 block of West 36th just before 9:30 p.m. Sept. 6. Tucson Fire personnel were already on scene and providing medical aid to people injured in the crash.

Pedestrian Oscar Zazueta Martinez, 42, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Three other pedestrians and the three occupants of a white 2019 Dodge Ram pickup were treated at the scene for injuries described as non-life-threatening.

According to witnesses, police said, the Dodge Ram was being driven west on 36th Street when it hit the group of pedestrians standing next to a parked vehicle in the lot. The pickup kept going, over large boulders, into the desert west of the parking area and rolled onto its roof. 

“Roadway evidence indicates that the Dodge Ram’s brakes were functioning and its speed was much greater than the posted speed limit. … The investigation is on-going and no charges or citations have been issued,” police said in a news release.

Credit: Source link

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Must Read

Missing Truck Turns Up at Church – Scioto County Daily News

Missing Truck Turns Up at Church  Scioto County Daily News Credit: Source link

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems names Sroka as CEO – Truck News

Piotr Sroka has been named chief executive officer (CEO) of Bendix Commercial...

OPP issues 93 commercial vehicle tickets in one day – Truck News

Huronia West Detachment of Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) laid out 93 tickets...

Forged from crisis: How Moore Brothers Transport overcame adversity – Truck News

It was early December in 2000, and there was a sharp knock...

TotalEnergies, Boss Lubricants announce distribution agreement – Truck News

TotalEnergies Marketing Canada, a subsidiary of TotalEnergies, announced a five-year commercial partnership...