Arizona Crash Report: Speeding driver runs red light, causing crash with serious injuries 

Photo Credit: Sgt. Richard Gradillas

Crash Report –  Rio Salado Parkway & Rural Road

Tempe, AZ 


Report ID: 2023 September 23

NCIC#: Unknown

OFFICER ID#: Unknown

Traffic Unit 1: Car 

Traffic Unit 2: Car 

Occupants: 2

Injuries/Fatalities: Yes

Vehicle Damage (If Any): Yes

Property Damage (other than vehicles): Unknown

Road Surface Condition: Dry

Manner of Crash Impact (Single Vehicle, Angle, Left Turn, Rear-End, Head-On, Sideswipe, U-Turn, Other, Unknown): Other 

Location of Pedestrian/Cyclist (If Any): N/A


TEMPE, AZ – A driver was speeding and declined to stop at a red light at Rio Salado Parkway & Rural Rd., and struck another car, leading one person to sustain serious injuries. This collision occurred after 2 a.m. Saturday, when the speeding driver was going north on Rural Road and the other motorist was going east on Rio Salado. A passenger from the struck car was sent to a hospital. The driver traveling at a high rate was arrested. 

12 News was the first to report on this crash. The reader should note that the following narrative is a mock sample and is not to be used for official purposes. 

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