This is the intersection in Inglewood, California, where Carmen Goldsmith was captured running a red light.
Carmen Goldsmith was driving her BMW through Inglewood, a Los Angeles suburb, when she ran a red light. She instantly became one of countless people nationwide ticketed by a red light camera.
The California woman challenged her citation in a trial court, where she was found guilty and fined $436. She appealed and lost.
She based her argument in part on the fact that courts had previously overturned two other red light camera cases in Southern California. In those, appellate courts agreed that a testifying officer had no personal knowledge of how the automated data was collected or whether the camera was working properly at the time. So the evidence of traffic violations was thrown out.
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