Driver of stolen car killed in crash with semi-truck in Mesa

Posted at 5:39 AM, Jul 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-07 13:31:45-04

Mesa police say the driver of a stolen vehicle was killed in a crash overnight. 

Preliminary information suggests that the incident started with a stolen vehicle investigation from Salt River Police Department. It was spotted and followed several times, into Scottsdale and then Mesa. 

The driver of the stolen car reportedly ran a red light and was hit by a semi truck near Country Club and McLellan. The semi-truck driver was not injured in the crash, but the stolen vehicle driver was killed. 

Police are still investigating the situation. Stay with ABC15 for updates.