DUI crash on I-4 ends with 2 cars engulfed in flames, troopers say

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HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – The Florida Highway Patrol arrested a man on suspicion of DUI after a fiery crash on Interstate 4 Thursday morning.

Troopers said the 36-year-old Clearwater man was heading east on the interstate, just west of McIntosh Road, when he lost control of his sedan and ran into an abandoned pickup truck.

Both vehicles went up in flames, but neither the driver or his 35-year-old passenger were injured, according to troopers.

The man was arrested for DUI and cited for careless driving.

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