1 killed after car reporteldy runs red light
07:41 AM Mountain Standard Time on Monday, June 18, 2007
One person was killed in an early morning wreck in the area of Greenfield and Elliot roads.
A green car reportedly ran a red light and was hit by a water truck.
Rescuers had to cut three victims from the green car. Two of those people were unconscious at the time, said Capt. Rob Dugan of the Gilbert Fire Department.
A person who was sitting in back passenger seat, which bore the brunt of the impact, was killed.
The other two victims, one of them with life-threatening injuries, were flown to Maricopa County Medical Center.
The driver of the water truck and the driver of a third vehicle were taken by ground ambulance to area hospitals. Neither suffered life-threatening injuries.
The intersection was closed while police conducted their investigations. It was expected to reopen some time after 9 a.m.