The crash, which closed a section of 38th Avenue for several hours, remains under investigation.
ST. PETERSBURG (FOX 13) – Two people are dead after a stolen car slammed into a tree in St. Pete, then caught fire.
The crash happened just after 3 a.m. at 38th Avenue noNrth and 49th Street norNth. Police say the stolen Mazda Miata was westbound “at a high rate of speed” on 38th when the driver lost control.
As it was approaching 49th Street North, the driver lost control, swerved off the road and hit a tree. The car immediately caught fire.