Residents forced out of homes after vehicle crashes into building, causes fire in Highland Park

Police investigating cause for crash

Crash starts townhome fire in Highland Park, people being evacuated
Crash starts townhome fire in Highland Park, people being evacuated

HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. – Residents were evacuated from their townhomes Friday after a vehicle crashed into a building, causing a fire in Highland Park.

The incident happened in the area of Manchester Parkway and Second Avenue. Witnesses said a man was driving a van through the parking lot when he accelerated and ran into building.

It is unclear why the van crashed into the building.

Officials said the man in the van was still alive, but was on fire, when first responders arrived. He was taken to a hospital.

His current condition is unknown. No other injuries were reported.

Watch the full report in the video above.

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