Minor injuries in fiery crash near Arcata

ARCATA- One vehicle bursts into flames after a two-vehicle crash on State Route 255 near Jackson Ranch Road.

It happened at around 4:30 Saturday afternoon when two vehicles collided. A Dodge Avenger went into a ditch and caught on fire. The driver of the car fled the scene.

The driver of a Kia Sorento sustained minor injuries and was taken to the hospital for treatment.

Arcata, Samoa and Humboldt Bay fire responded to the crash scene, along with California Highway Patrol.