Freeway Traffic

Vehicle Crashes Off Freeway and Catches on Fire

BAKER:( Firefighters responded to a vehicle fire on the northbound 15 freeway between Halloran Springs and Baker approximately 1 mile south of Halloran Summit.

According to CHP incident logs, the vehicle is described as a black four door Subaru.

Prior to the collision multiple witnesses reported the vehicle swerving in and out of lanes and driving “erratically.”

For unknown reasons the driver lost control of the vehicle and collided into the center divider causing the vehicle to leave the roadway and go approximately 50 feet down into a wash.

Following the crash witnesses reported seeing thick black smoke coming from the vehicle.

Upon arrival firefighters discovered the vehicle well engulfed by flames.

The driver was able to exit the vehicle and is reported to have minor injuries.

The accident occurred at 12:35 P.M., on Friday, August 21, 2015.

The official cause of the accident is currently under investigation. More information will be updated as it becomes available.

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