Woman arrested in connection to August hit-and-run crash in Tempe

Posted at 5:12 PM, Sep 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-16 01:29:13-04

Officials in Tempe have arrested a woman who they believe was involved in a hit-and-run crash that happened in August. 

According to the Tempe Police Department, Renee Jeanne Scozzari, 45, was taken into custody on September 14. 

The collision happened shortly after 8 a.m. on August 23. 

Police believe the woman was traveling in a silver Toyota Tacoma southbound on Rural Road at the U.S. 60 lane. She then caused a collision with a vehicle that was exiting the eastbound off ramp, police said. The vehicle had a green light while Scozzari ran a red light. 

She faces charges of hit-and-run, possession of narcotic drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana.