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Police investigating crash in Fort Lauderdale that left one car badly burned

Car bursts info flames in Fort Lauderdale early Saturday
Car bursts info flames in Fort Lauderdale early Saturday

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – First responders rushed to the scene of a fiery crash in Fort Lauderdale early Sunday morning.

It happened near the intersection of West Sunrise Boulevard and Northwest 24th Avenue.

One vehicle could be seen badly damaged and surrounded by crime scene tape. It appeared to have been engulfed in flames, based on the charred remains.

A video sent to Local 10 News by a viewer confirmed just that, showing the vehicle fully engulfed in flames.

In a different video, a good Samaritan appears to drag someone away from the burning wreckage to safety.

Investigation ongoing after crash ends with car burnt to crisp

Another vehicle, appearing to be a silver Chevrolet sedan, was near the intersection, also with damage and appearing to have crashed into a light pole.

Two trauma victims were rushed to a nearby hospital.

Police have not given an update on their condition, or on how the crash occurred.


About the Author:

David Dwork joined the WPLG Local 10 News team in August 2019. Born and raised in Miami-Dade County, David has covered South Florida sports since 2007.