UPDATE: Driver facing charges after crash that damaged streetcar stop on Cushing Street
TUCSON, Ariz. (13 News) - Tucson police say a man will face charges after a crash that caused a disruption in streetcar service on West Cushing Street Wednesday, May 24.
Police say impairment was a factor in the crash that damaged the Cushing Street/Frontage Road stop for the Sun Link streetcar.
The driver of a Ford F-250 pickup is being charged with felony criminal damage, according to police. He was treated for minor injuries at the scene. Police have not yet released his name.
The occupants of the other vehicle, a BMW SUV, were taken to a hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
According to Sun Tran, a Sun Tran bus will connect streetcar passengers from Plaza Centro to Downtown to Mercado.
Drivers who use Cushing Street or the eastbound I-10 Frontage Road are advised to find an alternate route.
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