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VIDEO: Wrong-way driver crashes into car near intersection of Southern and Alma School Road

Posted at 11:57 AM, Jun 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-09 11:25:23-04

MESA — A wrong-way driver crashed into another vehicle at the intersection of Southern Avenue and Stewart in Mesa around 11:30 a.m. on Saturday.

In dramatic video captured by ABC15 viewer Greg Heinrich, a black SUV can be seen driving eastbound in the westbound lane of Southern Avenue for several seconds before it the driver crashes into a vehicle stopped at a red light.

"It appears that an elderly driver became confused while driving and collided with the front end of a vehicle stopped at a red light," Mesa Police Det. Jason Blomberg said in a statement to ABC15.

According to Blomberg, there were no serious injuries as a result of the crash.

The driver of the wrong-way vehicle was issued a civil citation, according to Blomberg, and will be referred to Motor Vehicle Services (MVD) to re-evaluate his driver's license.