Laguna Hills: 10:30 this morning OCFA responded to a TC W/fire @ Alicia & PDV. Upon arrival units found a single vehicle that had crashed into a light stand and caught fire. The driver of the the vehicle was deceased. OCSD is investigating the cause of the accident. pic.twitter.com/V1KgvLAkFe— OCFA PIO (@OCFA_PIO) October 23, 2019
This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.A driver was killed when a luxury sports vehicle slammed into a light pole and caught fire in Laguna Hills on Wednesday morning, according to the Orange County Fire Authority. Crews responded to a report of a fiery crash at Alicia Parkway and Paseo De Valencia around 10:30 a.m., the agency tweeted. When they arrived at the scene, firefighters found the McLaren had crashed into a light stand and burst into flames. The driver died at the scene. Authorities have not released the person’s gender, age or name. No one else appeared to have been involved in the collision. OCFA tweeted photos of the wreckage, which showed the car mostly incinerated. Two tires and a small portion of the front end were all that remained of the red car, the pictures showed. Investigators with the Orange County Sheriff’s Department are trying to determine what caused the crash. No additional information was immediately released.