Nineteen-year-old Gisela Puerta lost her life after a late-night vehicular accident on North Swan Road near East Glenn Street in Tucson, Arizona. The fatal accident occurred last Monday, October 31 at approximately 12:20 a.m.
According to the Tucson Police Department, Puerta was driving a white 2001 Toyota Corolla northbound on Swan Road, north of Glenn Street. She was in the median lane when her vehicle collided with a white 2004 Toyota Camry headed south on Swan, approaching Glenn Street.
Puerta was declared dead at the scene of the accident while her passenger, a woman yet to be identified publicly by police authorities, was taken to Banner University Medical Center for treatment of her critical injuries. A second passenger in Puerta’s vehicle, a man, was unharmed during the incident.
The attorneys at Russo, Russo & Slania, PC see far too many tragic accidents such as this one and are saddened to hear of the loss felt by the friends and family of the victim.