Tempe PD: Driver caught after serious crash; woman ejected from car

Posted at 6:53 AM, Jun 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-20 12:57:10-04

A section of Warner Road was shut down in Tempe on Monday morning after a serious single-vehicle crash.

According to Tempe police at the scene, around 10 p.m. Sunday a driver headed down Warner Road near Priest Drive crossed the median before crashing into a retaining wall.

The driver took off on foot, but was taken into custody. A woman who was also in the car was ejected, causing life-threatening injuries.

Police are investigating impairment as a factor in the crash.