Man dies in Southwest Phila. car fire

January 9, 2011 5:52:08 PM PST
A man has died after being involved in a car fire in Southwest Philadelphia.

Philadelphia police and the fire department were called out to the 9200 block of Bartram Avenue at around 4:00 p.m. for the report of a car fire with someone possibly trapped inside.

Fire crews were able to put the fire out. They then found a man was stuck inside.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are investigating why the vehicle left the roadway and caught fire.