Santa Ana: Newer Mercedes-Benz Ignites On Freeway

07.11.2023 | 12:46 AM | SANTA ANA – A newer model Mercedes-Benz burst into flames on a freeway, early Tuesday morning.

The fire involving a black Mercedes-Benz coupe was reported on the transition from the southbound I-5 Freeway to the westbound SR-22 Freeway around 12:47 AM.

When authorities arrived they located the vehicle on the transition road with heavy fire showing from the engine compartment.

Firefighters doused the blaze, quickly extinguishing the fire before it could consume the vehicle.

One person from the vehicle escaped without injury.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Junior Martinez

Junior joined the County News Service team in 2021 covering a variety of breaking news stories from fires to crashes and protests. As a Southern California native Junior excels in locating and responding to breaking news events.