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Man injured in Denver car fire

10:29 PM, Dec 30, 2013   |    comments
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DENVER - Arson investigators are looking into a car fire that injured a motorist Monday evening.

It happened around 7 p.m. near West Florida Avenue and South Platte River Drive in southwest Denver.

Witnesses told police that while the passenger-side of the vehicle was engulfed in flames, it went over rail road tracks and into a field.

Witnesses were able to get the driver out. Police say he was on fire when he was removed from the car. No one else was inside.

The driver was transported to University Hospital with unknown injuries.

Denver Fire said the vehicle did not appear to have been involved in a crash.

(KUSA-TV © 2013 Multimedia Holdings Corporation)

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