Car loses control, catches fire on E. Burdeshaw St.


DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — The Dothan Police Department is investigating a crash that happened on East Burdeshaw Street.

According to a release sent out on Sunday, an officer spotted a car headed toward him before it lost control and crashed. Photos of the accident show the vehicle flipped over and caught in a fence.

The vehicle’s driver was then trapped while the car began to catch aflame, but with the help of two more officers, the fire was put out.

The Dothan Fire Department then arrived, and the driver was taken for more medical attention, although the extent of the injuries suffered have not been released. According to police, the driver may have been under the influence so criminal charges are pending further investigation.

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