1 killed in fiery freeway car crash in Orange County

Firefighters work on a smoldering car after the driver crashed it on the southbound 57 Freeway near the 91 Freeway transition on Monday, July 4, 2016. (twitter.com/OCFA_PIO)

One person died early Monday morning in a fiery car crash on the southbound 57 Freeway in Orange County.

The crash occurred around 2:23 a.m. According to the California Highway Patrol, a car crashed into a wall traveling from the eastbound 91 Freeway onto the northbound 57 Freeway.

Authorities said the car crashed into the wall and flew over the transition into the southbound side of the 57 Freeway. The car burst into flames.

It was unclear what caused the accident. The investigation was ongoing.
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