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South-side carjacking ends in midtown crash

Posted at 5:39 PM, Oct 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-18 00:15:31-04

TUCSON, Ariz. - A south-side carjacking ended in midtown car crash Wednesday afternoon, police say.

It started near Park Avenue and Benson Highway, where police say 18-year-old Cesar Hidalgo carjacked a white truck and drove off.

An officer from the Pima Community College Police Department found the vehicle not long after that. Tucson Police say that officer saw the truck crash into several others near Speedway and Stone, then crash near Grant and Stone.

Officers took Hidalgo into custody and charged him with armed robbery, three counts of aggravated assault, auto theft, felony flight, resisting arrest and DUI.