Teen bicyclist involved in remains in critical condition

TUCSON, Ariz. - UPDATE: Sahuarita Police have confirmed that the bicyclist involved in a collision Tuesday morning remains in critical condition. SPD was originally notified by medical staff Thursday morning and said that the teen was declared deceased. 

Investigators have since been advised by hospital staff that the declaration has not been changed; however, the cyclist currently remains intubated. A family member of the teen contacted the Sahuarita Police Department and said that they have received numerous unwanted phone calls. They have requested privacy at this time, SPD said.

A 15-year-old bicyclist was severely injured in a crash with a car Tuesday morning.

According to Sahuarita police, the crash happened just after 8 a.m. near Old Nogales Highway and Quail Crossing Blvd.

The bicyclist is in critical condition.

The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene. No citations have been issued.

Those with information about the wreck should call 911.



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