MESA - A deadly accident Saturday morning caused a closure of the Broadway and Ellsworth roads intersection.
According to Maricopa County Sheriff's Office spokesman Christopher Hegstrom, a red, four-door sedan was approaching a red light on Broadway Road and failed to stop around 7:40 a.m.
The vehicle reportedly hit a scooter stopped in the median lane at the light and ended up coming to rest after hitting a pole.
The 43-year-old female driver was flown to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The scooter operator, a 52-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is not being released until next of kin is notified.
Officials are still investigating the cause of the crash.