23-year-old woman killed in crash with alleged drunk driver


PHOENIX, AZ – A 23-year-old woman was killed in a car accident suspected of being caused by an allegedly intoxicated driver this morning, according to CBS 5 News.

The collision happened at about 7 a.m. near the intersection of Bethany Home Road and 14th Avenue, when the driver of a Chevrolet Tahoe allegedly ran a red traffic light. He then crashed into a Nissan Sentra being driven by 23-year-old Selemawit Negash, who had the right of way. The impact sent Negash’s vehicle through a nearby brick wall and into a yard.

Negash was taken to the hospital, where she later was pronounced dead.

The other driver, who was not immediately identified, sustained minor injuries in the crash. He is suspected of having been driving while under the influence.

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