Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Phoenix Man Arrested After Crashing SUV Into Light Rail Train

caraccidentAuthorities say four passengers on a light-rail train in downtown Phoenix suffered minor injuries when an SUV struck the packed train. 

The collision happened Saturday night as both Arizona Diamondbacks and Arizona Rattlers games were ending. 

Phoenix police say the SUV's driver, 38-year-old Guadalupe Cobos Junior showed signs of impairment and fled the scene on foot. 

Police say Cobos ran a red light before colliding with the train and managed to run away.  An Arizona State University police officer eventually arrested Cobos about four blocks away.

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