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Man arrested after crash in Phoenix causes pregnant woman to be ejected

Cory Vargo (MCSO photo)

PHOENIX — A man was arrested Sunday afternoon after a car crash in Phoenix caused a pregnant woman and another man to be ejected from their vehicle.

Police said Cory Vargo, 31, allegedly failed to stop for a red light at Oak and 24th streets and collided with another car around 12:30 p.m.

The other car’s occupants, a 30-year-old man and 27-year-old woman, were ejected.

The man suffered minor injuries. The woman, who was nine months pregnant, suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries.

She was taken to the hospital, where she safely delivered the baby.

Vargo’s car spun after the collision and hit a third vehicle, driven by a 55-year-old man, who was not injured.

Polcie said Vargo displayed signs of impairment and was found to be in possession of marijuana.

He was booked into jail for drug possession. Police said additional charges are possible depending on toxicology results.

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