Driver in fatal Scottsdale crash had suspended license, warrants
Jordan Walker By Jennifer Thomas
By Jennifer Thomas
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- A man who Scottsdale police said caused a fatal crash on Wednesday had a suspended license and outstanding warrants.
Police said Jordan Walker, 29, of Phoenix, ran a red light at 64th Street and Camelback Road. His Lexus struck a Mercedes preparing to turn left at the intersection.
The front-seat passenger in the Mercedes was killed. He was identified as Morrison Fox, 95, of Phoenix. The 90-year-old driver, Phyllis Fox, was transported to a local hospital for treatment of injuries that were not considered life-threatening.
Police said speed and impairment were not factors in the collision.
Walker had a suspended license and warrants for numerous traffic violations out of Mesa.
He was cited for causing death while failing to stop for a red signal. He was arrested for the outstanding warrants and turned over to Mesa police.
The intersection was closed for two hours while police investigated the collision.