69-Year-Old Woman Pronounced Dead after Hit-and-Run Collision near East Bilby Road
TUCSON, AZ (September 12, 2023) – Saturday evening, Blaza Carbajal was fatally struck in a hit-and-run crash on South Tucson Boulevard.
Authorities responded to the scene around 8:30 p.m., near East Bilby Road on September 2nd.
Per reports, 25-year-old Saul Isaias Cid-Salazar was driving a red 2007 Dodge Charger while Carbajal was driving a grey 2021 Nissan Rogue. For reasons unknown, Cid-Salazar ran a red light and struck the Nissan at the intersection.
Upon impact, the Dodge was pushed into a nearby traffic signal pole. One occupant then exited the vehicle and fled the scene on foot.
On September 5th, police eventually located and arrested the suspect with manslaughter, hit-and-run, criminal damage and two counts of felony endangerment.
Due to the extent of injuries sustained, medics pronounced 69-year-old Carbajal dead.
No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Our deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of Blaza Ortiz Carbajal.
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