Driver dies after fiery crash in front of Arlington fire station

The Arlington Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred overnight in the 2000 block of West Green Oaks Blvd near Ron McAndrew Drive.

Just after 1:30pm, Arlington PD, FD, and EMS were called to a single vehicle crash on West Green Oaks Blvd in front of Arlington Fire Station #14.

Investigators say the driver of a vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed when he drove up onto the center median and hit a tree. The impact of the collision caused the vehicle to burst into flames.

First responders pulled the man out of the burning car. He was transported to Medical City Arlington, but died of his injuries shortly after arriving at the facility.

The driver has been identified as a 39-year-old man from Fort Worth.

The accident remains under investigation.