Trucker Karan Singh charged with murder after deadly crash

Karan Singh, an Arizona trucker, booked into La Paz County Jail after crashing rig into cars stopped at red light on Sept. 3, 2023 (YouTube/mnrracer screengrab)

A truck driver who was caught on video driving at breakneck speed on Sunday afternoon in Arizona and smashing into cars stopped at a red light is now charged with murder and facing accusations that he was impaired at the time of the crash that also left several injured.

Karan Singh, a 28-year-old from Manteca, crashed his big rig in Parker around 3:30 p.m. near California Avenue and Riverside Drive, the Parker Police Department said. The crash involved four vehicles, plus the truck (“a commercial vehicle”). Three of those cars were stopped at a red light at the moment of impact.

Authorities said from the start that the area was shut down for hours due to a “major accident at the intersection.”

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