Driver Escapes Nearly Unscathed from Fiery Car Crash in Long Beach • Long Beach Post

A motorist sustained minor injuries when his vehicle crashed and caught fire in the city’s Wrigley neighborhood Saturday morning.

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Firefighters responded to the traffic collision on Willow Street and Golden Avenue at 10:40AM on Saturday, March 10, according to Long Beach Fire Department (LBFD) spokesman Matt Dobberpuhl.

This just happened to the car in front of me .. willow and 710. People slow down .. wow big wake up call to me and my…

Posted by Michael Siegmund on Saturday, March 10, 2018

The motorist, who was the lone occupant, was pulled from a vehicle and transported to a local hospital by paramedics, said Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) spokesman Sgt. Brad Johnson.

Authorities did not identify the victim or the extent of his injuries but community members online said he was a family man and only received an injury on the shoulder.

The cause of the crash and fire was unknown, authorities said.


Stephanie Rivera covers immigration and the north, west and central parts of Long Beach. Reach her at [email protected] or on Twitter at @StephRivera88.

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