LA PINE, OR -- A La Pine man escaped a fiery crash on Huntington Road, and was arrested at the scene for Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants (DUII) and Reckless Driving.
Deschutes County deputies say 37-year-old Mathew Wirth failed to negotiate a curve near Century Drive, just before 6 a.m., Tuesday. His car went through a fence, struck a tree and caught fire.
The vehicle was destroyed and towed from the scene. Wirth was uninjured and was taken to jail.