A man had to be pried out of his vehicle by firefighters following a fiery crash on the south side of Houston early Thursday. According to a statement by police officers, the driver lost control of his car at the intersection of West Airport at South Sam Houston Parkway. His vehicle impacted with a light pole and then burst into flame. The driver was transported to the hospital and is listed in serious condition. An accident of any sort can be terrifying, but this is especially true when a car catches on fire. When a car catches on fire, the results can be catastrophic. Injuries that are a direct result of a car fire can cause permanent scars both internally and externally. Such catastrophic injuries and trauma are life-changing. Burns can require long term care, reconstructive surgery, and other injuries can require therapy as well. Those expenses can add up fast. If you or a loved one has been involved in an accident, give our offices a call. Our attorneys have years of experience successfully representing clients in the Houston area courts. An accident can be both expensive and tragic. After a crash, there are medical expenses, physical therapy to help survivors recover from temporary or even permanent injury, plus the loss of income. There are also expenses when faced with the tragic loss of loved ones. Depending on the circumstances and the facts surrounding the accident is, you may be entitled to compensation for your accident. We are here to help. Your initial consultation and legal analysis is free, confidential and without obligation to you.