As experienced Tucson car wreck attorneys, we were shocked and saddened by the news of a crash and its aftermath reported by NBC 4 News on May 23. The crash occurred in the Madera Canyon around 9:30 p.m. when a pickup truck driving down Box Canyon Road drove off the road shoulder and fell more than 200 feet. Two people who were passengers in the car, including an 18-year-old girl, sustained fatal injuries and had died when police arrived.
The driver and a third passenger in the truck were also hurt. The passenger sustained serious injuries and was rushed to a nearby trauma center for immediate care. The driver sustained only minor injuries. According to initial reports from police, the driver was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the collision and was taken into custody on charges of aggravated assault and second degree murder. Our thoughts and hearts go out to the families of the victims in this car wreck and we wish them happiness and peace.