Fire departments from Wareham and Middleboro responded this morning to reports of a motor vehicle crash on Route 495 North near Exit 2.

Upon arrival, they saw a vehicle in the median strip that had hit several trees and burst into flames. The driver had already escaped from the vehicle and was safe with Massachusetts State Police, Wareham Fire announced on Twitter.

The two fire departments quickly extinguished the flames, and the driver was evaluated by emergency medical personnel on the scene.

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