Man jailed in Arizona crash that killed 2 cyclists, hurt 11

Goodyear, Alice –

A suspect has been arrested in connection with a crash in a Phoenix suburb that killed two cyclists and injured 11, officials said Sunday.

Goodyear Police have announced that Pedro Quintana-Lujan, 26, is incarcerated on two counts of manslaughter, three counts of aggravated assault, 18 counts of endangering conduct and two counts of serious injury or death for a traffic violation.

It wasn’t immediately clear where he was from, but it was unclear whether Quintana Lujan still had a lawyer who could speak on his behalf on Sunday.

Police said the suspect was driving a pickup truck towing a trailer when it hit a busy Goodyear freeway about 19 miles (30 km) west of Phoenix around 8 a.m. Saturday. On the Cotton Lane Bridge, I crashed into a group of cyclists.

According to police spokeswoman Lisa Berry, Quintana Lujan remained at the crash site and cooperated with the authorities’ investigation.

Berry said a female cyclist died at the scene and another victim died in hospital. said they lived in Goodyear and the other was visiting from out of state.

Berry also said of the 11 injuries, one had a life-threatening injury and several others were in serious condition.

The names, ages and places of origin of the 11 injured have not yet been released.

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