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

Rollover Vehicle Collision Turns Fatal

Sent on 1/14/2016 9:52:04 PM

Today, at approximately 4:08 p.m., San Xavier District deputies responded to a vehicle collision on West Valencia Road and South Camino de Oeste. When deputies arrived, they learned a vehicle traveling eastbound on Valencia Road struck another vehicle traveling westbound, making a left hand turn on to Camino de Oeste. One of the involved vehicles, a van, rolled over. Sixty-four year old Gloria Gamez was a passenger in the van and was transported to Banner University Medical Center with serious injuries, however, she later died. No signs of impairment were found for either driver and everyone was wearing their seatbelts. This is an ongoing investigation by the Sheriff’s Department Traffic Unit.

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