Police are providing an update Monday connected nan fishy facing 25 counts truthful acold aft allegedly crashing his pick-up motortruck into a group of cyclists connected an Arizona highway.
Pedro Quintana-Lujan, 26, is facing 2 counts of manslaughter, 3 counts of aggravated battle pinch a deadly weapon, 18 counts of endangerment and 2 counts of accidentally causing superior wounded aliases decease by a moving violation, nan Maricopa County Sheriff's Office confirmed to Fox News Digital Monday.
The Goodyear Police Department first announced his apprehension connected Sunday.
The section is hosting a property convention slated for 1:30 p.m. section clip Monday to corroborate to talk nan fatal clang involving nan ample group of cyclists.
ARIZONA POLICE ARREST TRUCK DRIVER AFTER 2 BICYCLISTS KILLED, 11 OTHERS HURT ALONG GOODYEAR HIGHWAY
Goodyear constabulary arrested and booked into jailhouse nan driver of nan conveyance that killed 2 cyclists and injured 11 others, 26-year-old Pedro Quintana-Lujan. (Goodyear Police Department)
The arena was billed arsenic "an informational convention for media to talk nan specifications of nan fatal bicycle crash."
At astir 7:57 a.m. Saturday, Goodyear constabulary were called to nan segment of a fatal clang involving a ample group of big bicyclists who were deed by a pick-up motortruck connected nan Cotton Lane Bridge. At that time, location are 2 bicyclists confirmed deceased. One is an big female who died connected nan scene, and nan 2nd rider died astatine nan hospital, constabulary said.
Local news reports identified nan deceased female arsenic 61-year-old Karen Malisa.
Police opportunity 2 group were killed and different 11 were injured erstwhile a motortruck collapsed into a group cycling on a Goodyear, Arizona, highway. (TMX)
"The organization grieves nan loss of a teacher, leader, and beloved friend from a horrific mishap yesterday. As you tin ideate it’s heartbreaking," Malisa's family said successful a connection obtained by KPNX. "Karen’s laugh, grin and endless power will beryllium missed by everyone who had nan grant of calling her our friend."
An further 11 patients were transported to 3 different area hospitals pinch various injuries, 1 of whom remains successful captious condition, constabulary said.
One of nan deceased was a section resident of Goodyear, and 1 was visiting from retired of state, constabulary added.
Goodyear constabulary said nan driver of nan pickup motortruck progressive successful nan clang remained astatine nan scene. (Goodyear Police Department/Facebook)
The Goodyear Police section said successful a connection that it "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."
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Police person not yet disclosed the origin of nan crash aliases if impairment was suspected of being involved.
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