Fiery crash on I-59 near Meridian injures driver

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LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Miss. (WTOK) - A man is recovering after his car wrecked into a tree and burst into flames Tuesday night.

Sergeant Andy West says the single vehicle accident happened on Interstate 59 near the Savoy exit just after 7:00 p.m.

West says the man was driving southbound when he lost control of his car and slid into a tree. A passerby was able to capture video of the aftermath. Everette Clagg said he stopped when he saw the wreck. He took video of a car completely engulfed in flames.

The driver was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.