Driver rescued after car crashes, bursts into flames
KEARNY, N.J. (AP) — A woman survived with mostly minor injuries after her car downed a utility pole and burst into flames in Kearny.
The crash occurred around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday on the Belleville Turnpike.
The driver had to be removed from the charred wreckage, which came to a rest on its side near a building. She was taken to a hospital. Her name has not been released.
Police are trying to determine what caused the crash, which left more than 2,000 customers without electricity for several hours.