Arizona constabulary announced Sunday that an apprehension has been made aft a motortruck collided pinch a group of bicyclists Saturday morning, sidesplitting 2 of them and leaving different 11 group injured.
Pedro Quintana-Lujan, 26, was arrested and booked connected respective charges including 2 counts of manslaughter, nan Goodyear Police Department said successful an update connected Facebook Sunday.
KPHO-TV reported that Quintana-Lujan besides faces 3 counts of aggravated assault, 18 counts of endangerment, and 2 counts of causing superior wounded aliases decease by a moving violation.
Two of nan bicyclists died, and 1 remains successful life-threatening condition, constabulary said Sunday.
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Goodyear constabulary arrested and booked into jailhouse nan driver of nan vehicle, 26-year-old Pedro Quintana-Lujan, pursuing a clang involving a ample cycling group. (Goodyear Police Department)
Several others were earnestly injured.
One of nan deceased is simply a section resident of Goodyear, and 1 was visiting from retired of state, constabulary said.
Goodyear constabulary said nan driver of nan pickup motortruck progressive successful nan clang remained astatine nan scene. (Goodyear Police Department/Facebook)
"The Goodyear Police department is profoundly saddened by this calamity and extends condolences to nan loved ones of nan victims arsenic good arsenic to nan cycling organization and nan organization arsenic a whole," nan section said connected Facebook.
What constabulary described arsenic a "serious wounded clang involving a ample group of bicyclists" astir 8 a.m. Saturday greeting caused Cotton Lane being temporarily closed successful some directions from nan circle astatine Estrella Parkway to MC85. Goodyear constabulary spokesperson Lisa Berry said nan driver of nan pickup truck, who was not identified, remained astatine nan scene.
Police opportunity 2 were killed and different 11 were injured erstwhile a motortruck collapsed into a group cycling on a Goodyear, Arizona, highway. (Diamondback Security Cameras/LOCAL NEWS X /TMX)
The origin of nan crash, including whether immoderate impairment was involved, remains nether investigation.
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While constabulary were astatine nan segment of that crash, different happened successful nan aforesaid area, reportedly sending 3 people, a 7-year-old girl, a pregnant woman, and an aged man, to nan infirmary pinch non-life-threatening injuries, according to KPHO-TV.
Fox News’ Lawrence Richard contributed to this report.
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