Driver Killed in Fiery Crash After Slamming into Building

Amesbury’s Merrimac Street was the scene of a fatal, fiery car crash on Thursday.
Amesbury’s Merrimac Street was the scene of a fatal, fiery car crash on Thursday.
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A car slammed into the side of an Amesbury condo complex and exploded into flames on Thursday afternoon,reportedly killing the driver. No people inside the building were injured, Amesbury fire chief told NECN.

One witness on scene told WCVB-TV that the driver lost control of the car and slammed into the side of the building. Emergency personnel appeared on scene to put out the flames.

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The building was evacuated as fire and police officials attempted to clear the area.