Officer Ginarro New, 27, and Christopher Castro, 31, both die when Castro allegedly runs red light and their vehicles collide at Cave Creek Road and Greenway Parkway in Phoenix, Arizona

Modified Date: 
Wed, 06/02/2021 - 3:48am
Accident Date: 
Monday, May 31, 2021

Officer killed in red-light running crash at north Phoenix intersection

Witnesses reportedly saw an eastbound vehicle running a red light while the police cruiser was going southbound through the intersection on a green light.

Phoenix Police officer killed in rollover crash due to reported red light runner

Phoenix Fire Department crews extricated New from the Tahoe and transported him to an area hospital where he later died.

Phoenix police officer killed in crash caused by red-light runner

The driver of the other vehicle was identified as 31-year-old Christopher Castro. Speed and impairment were believed to be contributing factors in the crash.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Ginarro New
Christopher Castro

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