A sedan burst into flames after rear-ending a van on Route 104 in Riverside this morning. Photo: Joseph Oliver

A sedan that rear-ended a van on Route 104 and Ludlam Avenue this morning caught fire after the collision. The driver of the car escaped with only minor injuries and was transported to Peconic Bay Medical Center for evaluation. The driver of the van was not injured.

Riverhead Fire Department responded to the scene and extinguished the vehicle fire.

The crash occurred at about 8:45 a.m. Route 104 was closed to traffic in the area of the accident while emergency workers cleared the scene.

Photo: Joseph Oliver

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