A CHP officer runs toward the accident scene as bystanders watch the car burn. Photo by Patrick Stephenson
Misty Volaski, Ojai Valley News editor
A man was fatally injured in a fiery car accident Thursday on Highway 33, south of Casitas Springs. According to a CHP report, a 2008 Honda was merging on to southbound Highway 33 from Casitas Vista Road when it left the road, collided with a palm tree and caught fire. The Ventura County Fire Department, Ventura City Fire Department and CHP responded at approximately 11:35 p.m.