Driver escapes after minivan bursts into flames after crash

Police say the minivan crashed into parked cars prior to catching fire.

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Monday, August 9, 2021
Minivan bursts into flames in Philly crash
The driver escaped after a minivan crashed into parked cars and burst into flames, police say.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A minivan burst into flames after striking three parked cars in Philadelphia's West Parkside section.

The crash happened around 11:45 p.m. Sunday on the 5100 block of Parkside Avenue.

Police say the driver of the minivan was able to escape the flames.

There were no other injuries.

The three parked vehicles suffered significant damage.

Police are continuing to investigate the crash.