Tucson – At least one woman who was seriously injured in a collision Saturday afternoon at the south side of the city is dead from her injuries.

According to the Police of Tucson, the fatality identified as say Catharina Stuifbergen, age 27, succumbed Sunday night. She was riding in a truck that crashed at intersection of East 22nd St. and  East Aviation Highway at Street at exactly 3:11o’clock in the afternoon of Saturday. The truck operator also sustained critical injuries.

Detectives reported that a 2006 Ford F250 vehicle was going west along East Aviation H-way; at the same time, Chevrolet 2013 Cruze sedan was running eastward at East Aviation H-way prior to entering the left turn lane and negotiate a left turn to East 22nd St. For the west and eastbound on the East Aviation Hi-way, the signal light was green.

The Chevrolet negotiated a left turn right in front of the Ford. The truck hit the sedan’s passenger side; the impact made it roll over. The sedan halted in an upside down standing its roof. Both vehicle occupants were wearing their seatbelts.

Witnesses said that the Ford truck was traveling at the speed limit posted when the collision occurred. Investigators did not notice any indication that drugs or alcohol were a significant factor in the mishap.

Authorities identified the Chevrolet Sedan’s operator as Petrus Molenaar, age 28 who was arrested and faced charges of:  (1) one count of Causing Serious Injury or Death by a Moving Violation; and (2) Failure to Yield Making a Left Turn at an Intersection – Class 3 Misdemeanor. After receiving the citation, the driver was released.

Catharina Stuifbergen, age 27, was a passenger of the Chevrolet Cruze which was involved in an intersection crash on Saturday afternoon. Happening at the corner of   East Aviation Highway and East 22nd Street, the collision between the Ford and the Chevrolet caused the latter to rollover. Stuifbergen and the driver of the Chevrolet sustained critical injuries which led to the woman’s death later.

A woman victim involved in a crash near downtown Saturday died Sunday night.

Sgt. Maria Hawke, a Tucson police spokesperson, identified the fatality as Catharina Stuifbergen who was a passenger of the Chevy.

The Chevy and the Sedan collided took place a little past 3:00 o’clock that afternoon when the eastbound sedan on Aviation Hi-way negotiated a left turn onto 22nd St. In the process, the car collided with the truck, which made it to roll over.

Drivers of both vehicles sustained injuries and were delivered to the area hospital.

The driver of the sedan Petrus Molenaar was cited with several charges; however, Stuifbergen died later after hospital admission.

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