Man escapes burning car on Scarsdale Road

The driver survived after he smashed into a

The driver survived after he smashed into a tree and was trapped inside the burning vehicle.

YONKERS - A man is lucky to be alive after smashing his car into a tree and being trapped inside his burning vehicle.

Police say the accident happened just before 3 a.m. today right off the Bronx River Parkway at Scarsdale Road. They say the car hit a tree and then caught on fire, trapping the driver inside for a brief time.

Investigators say the man was taken to the Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla in serious condition.

There is no word yet on what caused the crash or whether drugs or alcohol were involved.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

A massive fire destroyed a home at 48 1 Fire destroys Gordon Avenue home in Briarcliff Manor
2 Westchester/Hudson Valley Sportscast, April 24
Suffolk Police say a Wantagh man inappropriately touched 3 Police: Camp counselor arrested for sexually abusing minors
The Westchester County Board of Legislators postponed a 4 Westchester legislators postpone synthetic pot vote
News 12 Long Island's Doug Geed takes a 5 Tasty Tuesday: Fresh spring ingredients

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE