ATWATER VILLAGE: DUI Driver Crashes Into Trees, Starting A Fire

Early Tuesday a vehicle crashed into three palm trees on the NB 2 freeway just before the on ramp from Fleatcher Dr. The driver was able to exit the vehicle just before it burst into flames. Fire crews on scene report that they were concerned about the fire spreading to nearby brush, but Firefighters were able to limit the flames to the immediate area around the three palm trees. The driver has injuries to his head, but was not transported to a hospital. The CHP suspects DUI to be the cause of the accident.