SAN DIEGO, CA – A car fire on State Route 52 left at least one person with injuries on Wednesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
A vehicle caught fire in the eastbound lanes of SR-52 near Santo Road at about 6 a.m. It appeared the vehicle had been turned around in a car accident before landing in some bushes and starting to burn.
Passersby stopped to try to fight the fire even before emergency crews were able to arrive but the fire still spread to the brush around the vehicle.
At least one person received medical attention at the scene.
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