Crews work to clear roadway following car fire in Tamarac

TAMARAC. FLA. (WSVN) - Crews are working to clear a roadway after a vehicle fire in Tamarac.

Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies and Tamarac Fire Rescue crews responded to the scene of a single-vehicle crash along North University Drive and 78th Street just before 5 a.m., Tuesday.

The driver was reportedly traveling at a high speed before hitting a curb and a traffic sign.

The vehicle then flipped over and burst into flames, causing a fuel spill in the area.

The driver fled the scene on foot before first responders arrived at the scene.

Deputies continue to investigate.

The northbound lanes of North University Drive along the 8200 block remain shut down to traffic.

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