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Fiery one-car crash slows traffic in Weston


A driver and her passenger had only minor injuries after fiery one-car crash on Schofield Avenue.

According to witnesses at the scene, the driver was headed north on Birch Street in Weston before the crash.

Police report that the driver was attempting to turn left when she hit a pillar near the intersection of Schofield Avenue and Birch Street.

The woman who was driving told police her steering wheel locked up, preventing her from making the turn.

The driver and her passenger were able to get out of the car before the car and pillar burst into flames.

Officers issued three citations; one for inattentive driving, another for attempting to pass in a no passing zone and a seatbelt violation.

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