LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A man is fighting for his life Thursday after a horrific crash in Pacoima.
The crash happened on Paxton Street, east of the 5 Freeway, just before 10 p.m. Wednesday night.READ MORE: Thousands Attend Procession Carrying Remains Of 20-Year-Old Lance Cpl. Kareem Nikoui, Killed In Kabul, To Riverside Mortuary
The impact of the crash was so intense, the vehicle caught fire, broke in half, and sent the engine block into the middle of the street. Speed is believed to have been a factor in the crash.READ MORE: Robert Durst, New York Real Estate Scion, Convicted Of 1st Degree Murder In Death Of Longtime Friend Susan Berman
The driver remains hospitalized in grave condition.MORE NEWS: Stars Show Out To Celebrate Emmy Nominations Ahead Of Big Show
No one else was hurt.