1 hospitalized after BMW driver runs red light before crash, Tempe police say
TEMPE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) — A person is in a hospital with life-threatening injuries after an early Saturday morning crash in Tempe.
Around 2:10 a.m., Tempe police and fire crews responded to a two-vehicle crash. When they arrived, they found a BMW and a Honda sedan that had its back end torn off from the collision. Police say Leonardo Alans was speeding in a BMW north on Rural Road when he ran a red light and crashed into the Honda going east on Rio Salado Parkway. A passenger in the Honda was taken to a nearby hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Alans was taken into custody, and police said that impairment wasn’t a factor in the crash. Police didn’t mention the condition of the Honda driver.
Alans was booked on three counts of aggravated assault and three counts of endangerment.
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