Woman and Man Hurt in Bicycle Accident on West Tangerine Road
TUCSON, AZ (July 22, 2022) – Two bicyclists sustained injuries Saturday, in a two-vehicle collision on North La Canada Drive.
The incident took place at the intersection of North La Canada Drive and West Tangerine Road on July 2nd.
According to authorities, an 82-year-old woman was riding an electric bike with her husband when a pickup-truck struck them for unknown reasons.
Responding paramedics rushed the woman to a nearby hospital, where she is in stable condition but will require surgery. Meanwhile, her husband sustained only minor injuries.
Authorities withheld the couple’s name until their loved ones have been notified.
Officials have not released any information about the truck driver. An active investigation into the collision on North La Canada Drive is still ongoing at this time, and officials will release updates once available.
To prevent motor vehicle accidents, stay alert and drive defensively. When crossing a busy intersection, exercise due caution. Always activate your turn signal or blinker before making any turns. Be aware of your blind spots and pull into the roadway slowly. If you are turning on a road where there is no dedicated left-turn signal or lane, be patient and make sure there is no obstruction to your view.
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