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Morning roads a mess; radar van starts east, moving west

Deputy sheriffs were busy as of 7:09 a.m. Thursday as cars crashed into each other, a bicycle and power poles in the unincorporated county.

Tucson police also were investigating two collisions in the city.

The traffic problems were:

• At North Swan Road near Eat Calle Barril a car collided with a utility pole, reported to deputies at 7:08 a.m.

• At North Swan and East River Roads the traffic signal was out, most likely because of the crash into the power pole. The lights were reported out at 7:09 a.m.

• At West Ruthrauff Road and North La Cholla Boulevard a collision with undetermined injuries was reported to deputies at 6:40 a.m.

• In the 7200 block of North Cortaro Road a car, bicyclist collision caused undetermined injuries, reported to deputies at 6:35 a.m.

• At East Speedway Boulevard and North Wilmot Road a noninjury collision, reported to Tucson police at 6:55 a.m.

• In the 5100 block of East Hawthorne Place a collision with unspecified injuries, reported to police at 2:14 a.m.

RADAR VAN

The Tucson police photo radar van and its crew will be assigned to watch for speeders at the following places and times:

• On South Wilmot Road between Interstate 10 and East Farmbelt Drive, from 7 to 10:30 a.m.

• On East Golf Links Road between South Camino Seco and South Kolb Road, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

• On South Greasewood Road near West Starr Pass Boulevard, from 2 to 5 p.m.

• On North Silverbell Road near West Ironwood Hill Drive, from 5:30 to 9 p.m.

For the latest traffic incidents, today’s lowest fuel prices, and traffic camera views of Interstate 10, see the Citizen’s Traffic Cams page.

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