One killed after car slams into tree and bursts into flames in SA crash

One person has been killed in a fiery crash west of Adelaide this morning.

The accident happened along Port Victoria Road, about two kilometres south of Maitland, just after 4am.

Police said the car veered off the road and collided with a tree, trapping the driver inside.


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The vehicle was incinerated after bursting into flames on impact.

The driver’s body was discovered after the flames were extinguished.

The Major Crash Unit is investigating.