Car crashes into pole, catches fire in Dayton

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

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Car strikes pole, bursts into flames

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

A loud explosion could be heard as a car burst into flames after crashing into a pole in Dayton early Friday.

The crash was reported around 1:45 a.m. at the intersection of James H. McGee Boulevard and Germantown Street.

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A spare tire exploded when the car caught fire, according to fire officials.

When firefighters arrived, the occupants had fled. No one was in the car when it caught fire.

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