Vehicle Engulfed in Flames Causes Small Brush Fire on 805

Incident reported on SB 805 and EB 54 in National City

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    California Highway Patrol reported Saturday that a vehicle involved in a car accident sparked a small brush on Interstate 805 in National City in the early morning.

    The incident was reported at about 3:54 a.m. near the southbound I-805 and eastbound State Route 54.

    A person in a sedan was driving on their rims when the vehicle hit a center divide, according to officials.

    The vehicle was reportedly engulfed in flames and later started a brush fire.

    Heartland Fire responded to the scene and put out the flames a short time later.

    The driver fled the vehicle and it was not immediately known whether they were injured during the incident.