• Vehicle on 385 goes up in flames, explodes


    A vehicle caught on fire and exploded on 385 Eastbound and Ridgeway Road, causing nearly everything in the car to be destroyed except a bible, which was untouched in the front seat..

    >>> PHOTOS:  Vehicle explodes on 385

    The Memphis Police Department responded to the scene around 2:30 p.m. Sunday, where a 2014 Jeep Laredo left the roadway and went up in flames after a car swiped the Jeep, forcing the car to spin out of control.

    According to authorities, an MPD officer and Good Samaritans were able to pull the trapped driver out of the burning vehicle before it exploded.

    The driver of the Jeep was transported to Regional One in non-critical condition.

    MPD said everyone in the car is going to be okay.

    Stay with FOX13Memphis.com as this story develops.

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