Pima County Sheriff's Department

1750 E. Benson Highway
Tucson, AZ 85714
(520) 351-4600
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Press Release

Passenger Fatally Injured in 3-Car-Collision

Sent on 11/10/2014 1:14:13 PM

On November 10, 2014, at approximately 6:10 AM, deputies with the Pima County Sheriff’s Department San Xavier Patrol District responded to a reported collision at Alvernon Road and Irvington Road. Upon arrival they found three vehicles were involved. Deputies with the Sheriff’s Traffic Unit responded and took over the investigation. They determined a van and a SUV were travelling northbound on Alvernon Road. At the same time, a Cadillac sedan was travelling southbound in the left turn lane to go eastbound. The crash occurred when the female driver of the sedan turned in front of the two northbound vehicles and was impacted on the passenger side. The driver of the van did not require medical attention. The drivers of the SUV and the sedan were both transported to local hospitals with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. The passenger in the sedan was pronounced deceased at the scene. He was later identified as 62-year-old Henry Gonzales Grijalva (DOB 09/07/52). The investigation is still ongoing.


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