TUCSON, Ariz. — Authorities say a father and his four children were
seriously injured after their vehicle rolled several times on a busy Tucson
Northwest Fire District Capt. Adam Goldberg said the family’s SUV was traveling
eastbound on I-10 Saturday afternoon between Ruthrauff and Prince Road exits
when the accident occurred.
Goldberg said a 15-year-old girl, who was not wearing a seatbelt and was
ejected from the car, suffered life-threatening injuries.
The girl’s 22-year-old brother, who was driving, sustained critical injuries.
An 18-year-old man and a 13-year-old girl suffered minor injuries. The
50-year-old father remains in serious condition.
Goldberg said the 18-year-old was also not wearing a seatbelt.
Arizona Department of Public Safety officers said the cause was tire failure and
a separated tread.
The family was traveling from California to Mexico.