Driver expected to recover after fiery crash on River Road

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Driver expected to recover after fiery crash on River Road

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A driver is recovering in the hospital after a fiery crash near the University of Richmond early Friday morning. 

The single-vehicle crash happened just after midnight on River Road near College Road. 

Henrico Police say the driver took out a stop sign, barely missed a house and hit a tree before it caught fire. 

The driver suffered burns and cuts to their face, police say, but is expected to be OK.

Fire crews had to battle the flames from the car. 

Police say speed is being considered a factor in the crash, which remains under investigation. 
 

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