Oct 16, 2013 8:14 PM by Associated Press

SUV crashes into light rail train in Phoenix

PHOENIX (AP) - Three people are injured after the driver of an SUV allegedly ran a red light and collided with a light rail train in downtown Phoenix.

Phoenix Fire Department officials say the 57-year-old driver of the SUV was taken to a hospital and designated as a trauma patient.

The other two people weren't seriously injured.

The crash occurred about 3 p.m. Wednesday at Central Avenue and Roosevelt Street.

Fire officials say the SUV was T-boned by the train and light rail riders had to force the train's doors open to get out.

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