TOWN OF CLYMAN (WKOW) – A Juneau man escapes a fiery crash after his vehicle burst into flames early Saturday morning.
Clyman Fire Chief Eric Howlett said the male driver was severely injured when he failed to negotiate a curve and overcorrected. The Chevy blazer rolled several times, landed on its wheels and started on fire.
Authorities said the driver escaped the vehicle and was located in a field about 200' from the vehicle. He was the only occupant of the vehicle.
Officials are not sure if the driver was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.
Howlett said the driver was transported to Beaver Dam Community Hospital by Juneau EMS. The condition of the driver is unknown at this time.
Authorities said the accident occurred around 2:47 a.m. in the Town of Clyman at the intersection of HWYDJ and Eagle Road.
Those who responded to the incident include Clyman Fire Department, Clyman First Responders, Juneau Fire Department, Juneau EMS and Beaver Dam Paramedics.