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Fiery Car Crash Injures Three, Driver Charged with DUI - NBC29 WVIR Charlottesville, VA News, Sports and Weather

Fiery Car Crash Injures Three, Driver Charged with DUI

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Albemarle County police say three people were injured early Sunday morning when a car overturned and burst into flames.

The crash happened around 6 a.m. on Sunset Avenue near Redfields Road. Rescue crews took the driver and two passengers to UVA Medical Center. All three were injured but escaped the car before it caught fire.

The driver, Shovanda Wright of Charlottesville, has been charged with driving under the influence.

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