Michigan teen injured in car accident

A 17-year-old Michigan teenager was seriously injured after a fiery car accident occurred in Fowlerville.

According to police, the teenager lost control of his vehicle and struck a cinder block causing his vehicle to burst into flames. A preliminary investigation showed that the fuel line to his Honda broke and caused the fire.

The teen was briefly trapped, but was able to exit the vehicle with the help of witnesses. He was taken to the University of Michigan Medical Center by helicopter. Police said that the teen suffered second and third degree burns to 70 percent of his body.

Our thoughts are with the friends and family of the victims at this time.