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Driver arrested on DUI charges after hitting teen driving quad

Teen in critical condition following wreck
Posted at 9:43 PM, Aug 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-30 12:15:13-04

TUCSON, Ariz. - A teenage boy was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries Thursday night after a crash near Interstate 10 and Wilmot Road.

Tucson police Sgt. Pete Dugan said the teen was riding a quad northbound on Wilmot when a truck driven by a man and headed southbound made a turn in front of him.

The teen is being treated at the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The truck driver, who was riding with his child, was arrested and faces felony DUI charges and aggravated assault. Additional charges are pending. Speed was also a factor in the wreck.

Police have not yet released the truck driver's name.

The investigation is ongoing. Those with information should call 88-CRIME.