News: Man hurt in fiery single-car collision in Polk Co.

WINTER HAVEN, FL – One person went to the hospital after his vehicle crashed along a roadway in Winter Haven early Saturday morning, reports WFLA News 8.

Police say the incident happened around 2:43 a.m. near the intersection of Spirit Lake Road and Country Place Southwest.

The preliminary investigation suggests that the victim ran off of the roadway and crashed into a utility pole. The collision caused the vehicle to ignite.

Responders at the scene are not sure if the victim exited his vehicle after the collision, or if bystanders helped to extricate him from the car.

The incident remains under investigation.

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