Woman killed, baby injured after car plows through Tempe apartmentPosted: Updated:
Tempe, Ariz- A woman is dead and an 18-month-old baby is recovering in the hospital, after their car plowed through a Tempe apartment Sunday morning.
Police believe it was a suicide.
The incident happened just before 10:30 am Sunday morning in the area of Dorsey and Orange.
Mike Wise was in his living room watching television when he heard a loud crash and saw dust streaming into his home. He went back to his spare bedroom to find the car inside the apartment.
The impact destroyed the room and most of the furniture and personal effects inside of it.
Neighbors rushed to the car to try to help the woman.
EMT Michelle Sweeney says she tried to assist the badly injured woman, and then heard a baby crying inside the car.
The woman died, but the baby was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Witnesses say the woman was speeding across Dorsey when her car crashed into the apartment.