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7-year-old suffering life-threatening injuries after car wreck in Glendale

Police said a woman blew passed a stoplight with her son in the car and caused a car crash. Both she and her son have been transported to a hospital.
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GLENDALE, Ariz. — A 7-year-old suffered life-threatening injuries and his mother was transported with serious injuries after being involved in a vehicle collision Wednesday morning, the Glendale Police Department said.

The crash happened around 7:30 a.m. near the intersection of 57th Drive and Grand Avenue, police said. A portion of Grand Ave.

Initial reports from the scene suggest the mother was driving a four-door sedan with her son riding along when she ran a stoplight and crashed into a red sedan, police said.

Arriving officers saw the child was seriously injured and immediately began life-saving efforts until paramedics arrived on the scene, the department said. Officials then transported him and his mother to a local hospital.

The driver of the red sedan was conscious, alert and communicating with officers before being transported to the hospital, police said. 

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