Driver Escapes Car Seconds Before Fire in Rollover Crash
Franklin County Deputies responded to a Saturday night crash on Highway 395, about halfway between Pasco and Mesa.
Officials said the driver apparently lost control and rolled their vehicle. Alcohol is suspected of being involved. After the crash, the driver was able to escape with minor injuries before the car was engulfed in flames.
The driver, identified as 20-year-old Anthony Vargas Martinez, is facing charges.
The blaze was quickly put out without any further damage to sagebrush. The car was completely destroyed. The investigation continues.