Man and car in flames in Hopewell accident
Updated: Tuesday, October 29 2013, 06:28 AM EDT
Hopewell, N.Y. -Thomas J. Devine, 62, was airlifted to Strong Hospital with severe burns after he and his car caught fire in an early morning crash on State Route 5 & 20.
Devine, of Canandaigua, was traveling west shortly after midnight when his vehicle went sideways and hit a mailbox, then a tree, then caught fire.
Devine is in guarded condition.
The vehicle was a total loss.
During the investigation, deputies reconstructed the accident.
Speed appears to be a factor, but the investigation is continuing.
Route 5 & 20 was closed for several hours.