Alcohol believed to be a factor in fatal crash

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PHOENIX - Charges are pending against a driver believed to be under the influence of alcohol during a fatal car accident early Sunday morning. 

According to police, around 4:50 a.m. a Honda Fit being driven westbound on Oak Street failed to stop at a red light at 32nd Street and collided with a southbound Nissan Pathfinder.

The 32-year-old female driver of the Nissan Pathfinder was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene.

The 25-year-old driver of the Honda was hospitalized for his injuries but is expected to survive.

The injuries to the 25-year-old passenger in the Honda were minor.

Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash. The investigation continues and will determine if charges are filed.