1 killed in fiery car crash in Rancho Santa Fe – ABC 10 News San Diego KGTV

RANCHO SANTA FE, Calif. (KGTV) — A driver was killed and a passenger was rushed to the hospital with burn injuries following a fiery crash on a Rancho Santa Fe-area street Sunday evening.
The single-vehicle crash happened at 10:34 p.m. at 15627 Via De La Valle, according to the California Highway Patrol.
A Toyota Camry, for reasons unknown, veered off the roadway and crashed into a tree. The car then burst into flames.
ABC 10News learned the driver died at the scene, while a passenger escaped the burning wreckage and was taken to the UC San Diego Medical Center’s burn unit with injuries of unknown severity.
CHP officials said the passenger is a 19-year-old Encinitas resident. The deceased driver was not identified by officials.
The cause of the crash is under investigation, and CHP officials added, “It is not yet known if alcohol and/or drugs are suspected to have contributed to the cause of this collision.”