EUGENE, Ore. - A car fire near the University of Oregon campus sent the driver to the hospital and caused a traffic detour Monday.
The driver lost control of the car for unknown reasons around 2 p.m., police said.
The car hit a tree and caught fire.
Firefighters put out the fire in 15 minutes, but a stretch of 18th Avenue was closed for about an hour.
Police said the driver was transported to the hospital for minor injuries and is expected to be OK.
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