Girl, 7, critically injured in crash SE of Tucson | local news

A 7-year-old girl was critically injured in a crash near Corona de Tucson on Tuesday morning.

Just after 8 am, deputies responded to a collision involving an SUV and a passenger car at West Sahuarita Road and East Sycamore Ridge Trail.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a Dodge Journey SUV was stopped at Sahuarita Road waiting to make a left turn on Sycamore Ridge when a Hyundai Elantra rear-ended the SUV, the Pima County Sheriff’s Department said in a news release.

The Hyundai was occupied with three people, including two children in the back seat. One of the children, a 7-year-old girl, was taken to the hospital with critical injuries. The other occupants of the car and the two occupants from the SUV were also taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Jamie Donnelly covers breaking news for the Arizona Daily Star. Contact her via email at [email protected]

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