1 dead, 1 injured in car collision in Phoenix - WFSB 3 Connecticut

1 dead, 1 injured in car collision in Phoenix

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PHOENIX (AP) -

One person has died and another is in critical condition after their car collided with another in northwest Phoenix, police said.

Sgt. Trent Crump said the driver of a Nissan Altima failed to stop for a red light around 9:45 p.m. Saturday while going east on Cactus Road at 43rd Avenue.

Crump said the Nissan crashed into a Kia Optima, which was following a green traffic signal.

Police said the driver and the female passenger in the Nissan were taken to area hospitals.

The passenger was declared dead and the driver suffered life-threatening injuries, officers said. Neither was wearing a seatbelt and no airbags deployed.

The driver of the Kia was treated and released with minor injuries.

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