An early morning crash on the 10 Freeway left a a driver dead after their car to burst into flames.
The incident happened about 2:06 am in the westbound lanes near Dillon Road in Coachella, according to a Cal Fire news release.
The car slammed into this pole and caught on fire. pic.twitter.com/ZP5n66BUVZ
— Lauren Day (@LaurenDayNews) May 15, 2018
Fire crews arrived to find the car engulfed in flames. The fire was put out and the driver was pronounced on the scene.
CHP Officers are investigating a fatal car fire. Happened on the WB I-10 by the Dillion Rd exit. Traffic not affected. Car is completely charred. pic.twitter.com/L7GxGjBXYQ
— Jeremy Chen (@JeremyChenKESQ) May 15, 2018
The CHP is investigating the crash.