Red-Light Runner Causes Car Accident in West Phoenix

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A man driving late on a Monday morning, June 13th, ran a red light that caused a car accident that resulted in a woman dying. Around 11 AM, officers reported a crash where the woman driver was attempting to make a left turn and was struck by a man who ran a red light. Her SUV was flipped over while the man’s vehicle only had damage to the front bumper. Unfortunately, the injuries the woman sustained were the ones that claimed her life after being rushed from the hospital. 

The car crash took place near 43rd Ave and Northern. The man stayed at the scene and was also taken to the hospital for his injuries but they were not fatal. The police have stated that a potential DUI has been ruled out as the cause for running the red light. The woman was identified as Dr. Adele Murad, who was a veterinarian. She was on her way to work when she was struck by the man who ran the red light. 

The Arizona Department of Transportation recommends not speeding or driving aggressively when running late, avoiding distractions while driving, and never being under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

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