Fiery crash in North Nashville threatens home; critically injures driver

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A car crashed and burst into flames dangerously close to a home Friday night in North Nashville.

Metro police say the driver received critical injuries in the crash at 12th Avenue North and Buchanan Street just after 8 p.m.

According to police, it was unclear whether another vehicle or person was involved in the incident.

The Nashville Fire Department was able to douse the fire quickly and keep flames from the accident from spreading to a home near the crash site,

A cause of the crash remains under investigation.