The driver of a Tesla allegedly fled the scene of a fiery crash on the Sunset Strip early Monday where one of his passengers died, authorities said.

The crash was reported around 2:30 a.m. on the 8200 block of Sunset Boulevard near Roxbury Road, according to the Los Angeles Police Department, who is handling the investigation.

The driver was heading west on Sunset when he lost control, struck a lamp post and a tree and the vehicle burst into flames.

A woman who was in the front seat was trapped inside the vehicle and died at the scene, while two other women were able to escape. The victim who died was not immediately identified.

The other women were taken to a hospital, where one is listed in critical condition and the other is listed as being stable, police said in an update.

The unidentified driver was also able to get out of the vehicle, but he allegedly fled the scene.

He was picked up by another vehicle believed to have been following him before the crash and he was taken to a hospital where he is in critical condition, police said. He has not been interviewed by authorities, but police said they were able to positively identify him as the fleeing driver.

Video from the scene showed L.A. County firefighters extinguishing the fire while a man helped a woman on the ground near the flames.

The crash remains under investigation, but speed may have been a factor.

Hours after the crash, police put a tent up around the remnants of the burned-out vehicle, video from the scene showed.

A portion of the Sunset Strip is closed in the area for investigation.