May 14, 2014- A car collided into a home and burst into flames, in Merced, on Wednesday. The automobile collision happened at about 11 AM.
A 2012 Nissan Altima was driving north on Alexander Avenue, when it somehow left the roadway, hit several garbage cans, then went through the intersection with Rambler Road, and smashed into the side of a home. The car sheared off a gas meter and hit the house’s electrical panel, which emergency officials reported, started the fire.
There were two people in the Nissan, and both died in the crash. There was no one in the house at the time of the accident.
Officers believe that the driver of the Altima experienced some sort of medical episode before the collision.