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Woman Dead, 2 Others Hospitalized After Multi-Vehicle Crash on 40th St.

Posted on behalf of Phillips Law Group on Mar 31, 2021 in Local

PHOENIX, AZ - A woman was killed, and two other persons were rushed to the hospital following a multi-vehicle crash in Phoenix Tuesday evening.

According to Fox 10 Phoenix, the two-vehicle crash occurred at about 6:40 p.m. The driver of a Chevrolet Camaro ran a red light at the intersection of 40th Street and Washington Street and struck another vehicle.

The collision sent one of the vehicles spinning into a 64-year-old pedestrian who sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver in the car that was struck by the Camaro was rushed to a nearby hospital, where she died. She has been identified as 40-year-old Madalena Mendonca. Mendonca’s 19-year-old passenger was also hospitalized in critical condition.

The man in the Camaro, 28-year-old Austin B. Clark, was arrested on charges of manslaughter, endangerment, and aggravated assault.

 map showing area at 40th and Washington Streets

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