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Car Bursts into Flames After Horrific Crash, Bystanders Fear the Worst

BROOKSVILLE – A horrific two vehicle crash at the intersection of Powell Road and California Street this morning left bystanders fearing the worst, and they certainly didn’t expected the occupants of either vehicle to walk away without serious injuries, or walk away at all.

According to unconfirmed witness accounts, the pickup truck pictured below may have run the red light while traveling north on California Street. The car was traveling eastbound on Powell Road and the two vehicles collided as they crossed the intersection.

The pickup truck came to rest on its side and the car was propelled into a nearby field where it burst into flames, moments after all the occupants escaped the wreckage.

According to officials, the driver of the pickup was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. There are no reports of injuries from any occupant inside the car.

Heavy fog  may have been a contributing factor in the cause of the crash.

Bystanders sent in the incredible images below…

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  • My Daughter saw the idiot pass her and she said wow what a jerk that person is.. as she got closer to the light she saw the vehicle in flames and the man standing up in his truck since it was on its side. so yes speed is the factor and an idiot driving hurts someone else who is innocent. it was light do not use the oh its foggy i did not see the red light.

    Monday, 16 January 2017, 2:48 pm
  • oh I am so happy you did not kill yourselves..and got into an accident!!! now hang up the fking phone and drive.. at a safe speed and red means stop… oh and im glad there were not others in the way of your careless driving… god bless!!

    Monday, 16 January 2017, 12:14 pm
  • What is the update on this horrific crash?

    Monday, 16 January 2017, 11:31 am
  • ive driven is some thick thick fog and never had this happen and Im sure many many other people drove in that fog that day and managed to drive safely. just a sad excuse for careless and reckless behavior. check for brown stains on or about the head region bc some ones head was far up you know where instead of on the road..

    Monday, 16 January 2017, 7:49 am
  • LOL NO MERCI, LOOKS THAT WAY DOESN’T IT??!! U get award of the day on this one, anything to make us laugh in this crazy world, deserves a TROPHY. THX

    Saturday, 14 January 2017, 9:06 pm
  • changing the term from accidents to “intentionals”. everyone is out to kill each other with the car

    Saturday, 14 January 2017, 6:29 pm
  • fog doesn’t cause accident…people driving wrong for the conditions did in this one…again!!!

    Saturday, 14 January 2017, 4:52 pm
    • Right on Clyde!!!!

      Saturday, 14 January 2017, 6:01 pm
  • Tis the season of Q-tips and raisens.

    Saturday, 14 January 2017, 4:42 pm
    • Look at the stats on what age groups cause the most accidents. Clue number one…it’s not old or older people.

      Monday, 16 January 2017, 9:55 am
  • The level of all the commentors compassion is mind-blowing. They even state that heavy fog could have played a factor but everybody is so ready to condemn someone always. It’s why they call them “ACCIDENTS”. At least wait until the investigation gives you all the facts.

    Saturday, 14 January 2017, 4:03 pm
    • For that kind of damage, somebody was going to fast. If fog was involved, somebody was going to fast. If you can’t see because of fog, slow down. If you can’t see, there is no reason to being that fast to cause that much damage, end of story/

      Saturday, 14 January 2017, 6:03 pm
      • EXACTLY Pete…

        Sunday, 15 January 2017, 2:08 pm
    • fact 1.. actually the courts havent used the word accident in decades. its a motor vehicle crash. obviously fact 2 some one wasnt paying attention and ignored road conditions and basic safety.. mind blowing eh? if you say so..

      Monday, 16 January 2017, 7:45 am
    • They are called crashes, by accident investigators. Driver error and/or Driving conditions usually are factors.

      Tuesday, 17 January 2017, 2:25 am
  • Glad all are okay, but I swear sooo many out their that don’t know how to drive!! We were just out, going thru light at mariner and northcliff, person in van Beside us, decided wanted to be in our lane. Well came on over and almost crashed into left of our car. OHIO plates, Q-tips?? Would have expected more from someone from Ohio have lots of family down there in the hills. They ALL can drive, Oh that’s right, have respect as well.

    Saturday, 14 January 2017, 2:05 pm
  • check the drivers cell activity at time of accident

    Saturday, 14 January 2017, 1:37 pm
  • Just another jack in a big hurry

    Saturday, 14 January 2017, 1:30 pm
  • For this damage, speed a factor, too fast for the foggy conditions. This is the expectation for drivers in spring hill, go figure.

    Saturday, 14 January 2017, 1:18 pm

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