Corolla Catches Fire After Hitting Tree in Connecticut

A Connecticut road shut down when a car ignited in flames after hitting a tree.

According to a report from, a Brooklyn man driving a Toyota Corolla on Black Rock Turnpike crashed into a tree. He was able to escape the burning car with minor injuries and did not seek medical treatment.

Connecticut firefighters were able to put the Fairfield car fire out quickly and contain hazardous fluids from entering a nearby reservoir.

How do you think this car fire occurred? Have you ever witnessed a car fire in Connecticut?

If you or someone you know has been involved in a Fairfield car accident, the Connecticut car accident lawyers at Carter Mario can help.