Updated on January 25, 2016, at 11:52 a.m. by Quentin Mehr, Public Information Officer.
The driver of the pickup is Ahlan Villicana age 18, of Tucson, Arizona. He was booked into jail with charges for aggravated assault, theft of means of transportation, unlawful use of means of transportation, burglary and criminal damage.
The passenger is a minor and charges are pending.
Original posting on January 24, 2016, at 6:21 p.m.
Two suspects, fleeing from Arizona Department of Public Safety (ADPS) troopers in a stolen pickup truck crash on Interstate 19. The driver received minor injuries and the passenger received serious injuries.
On Friday, January 22, 2016, at about 3:24pm, an ADPS Detective assigned to the Arizona Vehicle Theft Task Force located a stolen pickup truck in the Green Valley area.
When uniformed ADPS Troopers arrived to assist, a traffic stop was initiated. In an attempt to elude the troopers the driver of the pickup sped away and a pursuit was initiated.
The driver of the pickup drove southbound on Interstate 19 exiting at the Tubac off ramp. While re-entering the interstate, the driver lost control of the pickup, causing it to roll over several times before coming to a stop in the median.
The driver of the pickup had minor injuries from the collision and was transported to a local area hospital for treatment. The passenger, who was not wearing a safety restraint, received serious injuries and was airlifted to a local area hospital for treatment.
The investigation into this incident continues.