Apache Junction impaired, red light running driver kills 2 on motorcycle: authorities

A man and woman were killed by a red-light runner who was believed to be impaired at the time of the crash on Saturday, April 9, in Apache Junction.

 The crash happened around 6:30 p.m. near Ironwood Drive and Superstition Boulevard when two people riding a three-wheel motorcycle were hit by the driver of a sedan going northbound on Ironwood Drive, running a red light.

"The driver of the sedan was believed to be impaired at the time of the accident," said Al Bravo, spokesperson for the city of Apache Junction.

The alleged red-light runner was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries.

Valerie Lewis, 63, and Daniel Sitar, 67, were named as the people killed in the crash.

"The suspect in the accident, Robert Anderson, 42, of Litchfield Park, remains under investigation for presentation of possible charges to the Pinal County Attorney’s Office," Bravo says.

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