Juan Venegas, 18, was arrested Monday in at his resident in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood, according to Chicago police.
Police said Venegas was driving a pickup truck around 2 a.m. on Saturday when he ran a red light and struck an SUV in the 5100 block of South State Street.
The passenger of the SUV, a 46-year-old woman, was pronounced dead at University of Chicago Medical Center, officials said.
Juan Venegas, 18. (Chicago police)
The driver, a 45-year-old woman, was also taken to U of C and was listed in critical condition.
Police said Venegas was not injured in the accident.
He has been charged with a felony count of reckless homicide and was due in bond court on Tuesday.