Pedestrian dies, driver injured after crash near Sunset and Fremont


SPRINGFIELD, Mo.–A woman hit by a car near Sunset and Fremont Tuesday has died, according to the Springfield Police Department.

Police say the collision happened when the driver of a car, heading south on Fremont, ran a red light. After hitting the woman, the car then hit a tree in the backyard of a home on the corner of Fremont and Woodland making the car turn in the opposite direction.

Springfield Police Lt. Curt Ringgold says the driver was having a medical issue and left the road and hit the woman.

The driver is also suffering from injuries and is being treated at a nearby hospital. There was a passenger in the car who was also taken to the hospital.

Police are interviewing witnesses.

This is a developing story.

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