Driver crashes into tree, vehicle catches fire in west Charlotte
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - One person was injured after a car caught fire in west Charlotte Tuesday morning.
The Charlotte Fire Department tweeted that a crash has closed Freedom Drive and Ashley Road in both directions. Firefighters tweeted about the road closure around 7:30 a.m.
MEDIC said one person was taken to Carolinas Medical Center with minor injuries.
Firefighters on scene said the car caught fire after the driver crashed into a tree.
Drivers can expect "significant delays" in the area, firefighters say. There's no word on when the road will reopen.
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