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Serious crash involving bicyclist, truck on south side

Bicyclist hospitalized with life-threatening injuries
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Posted at 9:55 PM, Feb 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-02 23:58:37-05

TUCSON, Ariz. - Tucson Police are investigating a wreck involving a bicyclist and a truck on the south side.

According to TPD Sgt. Pete Dugan, a bicyclist was struck by a truck on Tucson Boulevard near South Forgeus Avenue around 3 p.m.

The bicyclist was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries. Tucson Police say it appears they were impaired.

The driver of the truck stayed at the scene and was cooperative with police.

Southbound Tucson Blvd. was shut down for a couple hours but has since reopened.

Police have confirmed three life-threatening crashes on Saturday.