PD: One dead in crash on Loop 202 overpass in Mesa after driver ran red light

A deadly crash closed a major intersection in Mesa early Thursday morning, officials said.

Police confirmed one person has died after a collision involving two vehicles at the intersection of Loop 202 Red Mountain Freeway and Broadway Road.

A Kia Soul had been driving west down Broadway Road when it reportedly ran a red light while crossing the overpass. Police say it crashed into a BMW driving northbound on the freeway off-ramp, killing the driver of the Kia.

The other driver involved was not injured. Officials said impairment is not believed to be a factor.

Broadway Road was closed, but has since reopened.

Scene of a crash in Mesa

Scene of a crash in Mesa (Mesa PD)

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