One car rollover accident near Zac Lentz Pkwy
One man was transported to the hospital this morning after his vehicle rolled over and caught fire.
The accident happened on U.S. Highway 77 near Northwest Zac Lentz Parkway around 10:15a.m.
According to DPS, the driver, an elderly man from Kentucky, was driving a 2016 black Ford Focus Northbound.
That’s when the vehicle veered off the road traveling 400 feet off into a nearby grassy area.
The driver hit a cement culvert and the vehicle went airborne nearly 100 feet, landed head first, and rolled over once
trapping the driver inside.
Two passerby’s saw the vehicle catch fire and were able to put it out with beverages they had on hand.
Authorities arrived on scene shortly after.
The driver was transported to DeTar hospital with unknown injuries.
BREAKING: DPS is investigating a one car rollover accident near Zac Lentz Pkwy.
We have a reporter on the scene.