Three people were injured —  one seriously — in a head-on crash in the intersection of West Cortaro Farms and North Thornydale Road on Monday.

The crash involved an SUV and pickup truck.

A woman in her 30s — the driver of the SUV — was taken to University of Arizona Medical Center, with life-threatening injuries, said Capt. Adam Goldberg, a Northwest Fire spokesman said in an email. 

The woman's child suffered injuries and also taken to UAMC, he said. The injuries weren't believed to be serious.

The driver of the pickup truck, a man in his 20s to 30s, was also taken to UAMC with minor injuries.