75-Year-Old Victim Dies in Auto Accident on North Wilmot Road

TUCSON, AZ (February 1, 2022) – Wednesday, 75-year-old Joseph Edward Parker was killed in a car crash on Speedway Boulevard.

The auto accident happened at the intersection of East Speedway Boulevard and North Wilmot Road. Responders arrived to the scene shortly after.

According to reports, Parker was the driver of a white 2007 Nissan Altima that collided with a blue 2003 Honda Civic. Investigators say the Nissan was driving west towards a red light at the intersection.

For reasons unknown, Parker accidentally accelerated instead of braking and struck the blue 2003 Honda Civic. As a result, the Nissan then crashed into a blue 2021 Chevrolet Colorado, pushing the Chevrolet into a silver 2003 Hyundai Tiburon.

Emergency crews later pronounced Parker dead, after he was taken to Banner-University Medical Center for further evaluation.

The investigation into the crash is considered closed, no charges have been filed.


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