One driver was fatally injured in the accident with smoke from the fire visible from blocks away in Lauderdale Lakes, authorities said.
According to the report, two vehicles that were involved in a wreck both caught fire.
It was reported that firefighters from Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue and the Lauderhill Fire Department responded to a fiery wreck. The fatal accident happened in the westbound lanes of Northwest 19th Street near Northwest 36th Avenue in Lauderdale Lakes.
According to a Broward Sheriff’s Office spokesman, a red, four-door Chevrolet sedan rear-ended a large utility truck. The impact ignited both vehicles in flames, trapping the male driver of the Chevrolet inside the vehicle. Both fire departments worked to completely extinguish the fire for 10 minutes.
The driver of the Chevrolet was pronounced dead, while the driver the utility truck was unharmed, officials said.
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