TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - A man is dead after a car crash shut down 6th Street near 4th Avenue around 2:15 p.m. on January 8.
The man has been identified by the Tucson Police Department as 67-year-old Michael Hidalgo.
According to TPD, three cars were involved in the crash. Hidalgo was the driver of one of the three cars and was taken to Banner University Medical Center with serious injuries following the crash.
The investigation at the scene revealed that Hidalgo was driving a red 2002 Ford F150 was headed east on 6th St., did not stop for a red light at 4th Ave., and hit a white 2006 Ford F150 that was stopped at the light.
After being hit, the white F150 then hit a white 2000 Honda CRV that was also stopped at the light.
Police say speed does not appear to be a factor in the crash, but that Hidalgo was not wearing a seatbelt.
🚨 TRAFFIC ALERT 🚨@OperationsWest officers are on the scene of a serious injury vehicle collision. 6th St is closed for both directions of travel from 4th Ave to 5th Ave. The roadway will be closed for an unknown amount of time - avoid the area if possible. pic.twitter.com/LnVZY1cyIk