Pima County Sheriff's Department

1750 E. Benson Highway
Tucson, AZ 85714
(520) 351-4600
In the event of an emergency, dial 911.

Press Release

**Gates Pass to be closed for several hours this morning**

Sent on 12/6/2018 8:57:32 AM

On 12/03/18, at about noon, a vehicle was in an accident just west of the viewing area on Gates Pass Road. The driver was alert an conscious and was transported to the hospital for an injury. However, the vehicle went off the mountain and was not able to be removed. This morning, at about 9:00, the roadway at Gates Pass will be closed for as long as 3 to 4 hours, for the removal of the vehicle. Motorists are asked to find alternate routes during this time.

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