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Man arrested in deadly Nogales Highway crash

A man was arrested in connection with a five-vehicle deadly wreck on Nogales Highway Sunday.
Posted at 1:11 PM, Sep 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-20 16:11:57-04

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — A man was arrested in connection with a five-vehicle deadly wreck on Nogales Highway Sunday.

According to the Pima County Sheriff's Department, 54-year-old Edward Trejo was driving a flatbed truck that crossed the center line at about 12:45 a.m. near East Helen Marie Drive and side-swiped a Dodge Ramp pickup truck heading northbound.

The flatbed then hit a northbound Ford F-150. A Honda Civic and Ford sedan hit debris from the wreck right after it happened. Rafael Caballero, 60, was driving the Ford F-150 and died at the scene.

No one else involved was hurt.

Trejo left the scene and returned. He faces charges including manslaughter, leaving the scene of a fatal collision, endangerment, criminal damage and driving under the influence.

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