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Pickup truck hits two bicyclists near Ajo Way and Second Avenue

Area closed due to accident
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Posted at 4:19 PM, Mar 30, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-30 19:19:13-04

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — Due to incorrect information provided by police, this story originally said the wreck involved a semi truck rather than a pickup truck.

The Tucson Police Department is responding to pickup truck wreck involving two bicyclists.

Officers say it happened westbound Ajo Way at South Second Avenue.

A man and a woman, who were riding a tandem bike, were transported with life-threatening injuries.

Police are on the scene investigating.

Drivers are advised to avoid the area as it is closed.

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