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Massive Car Fire Leaves Victim With Serious Injuries Tuesday Morning

One female victim was treated for reportedly "severe burns" near the 500 block of Medford Street and rushed to Boston Medical Center, according to reports.

2ND UPDATE 2:30 p.m.: Malden Police report that a 17 year old Woburn girl died at the scene last night. A second victim remains in critical condition. 

UPDATE 5:16 a.m.: Photojournalist @SparkyThePit reports that, according to a police scanner transmission, the state medical examiner's office "will be in touch" with Malden officers investigating the crash.

While the office is responsible for investigating fatalities, no official word on the condition of any victims in the crash is yet available.

Original story, 4:00 a.m.: Medical responders reportedly found a "severely burned" female victim after a motor vehicle accident on Medford Street early Tuesday morning, though no further word on her condition was immediately available.

Crews responded to a motor vehicle accident near 500 Medford St. around 3:30 a.m. Tuesday. One car was reportedly fully engulfed in flames but quickly put out by firefighters.

"I heard the loud noise from the crash of the sign, and then looked outside to see the car completely on fire," Resident Kelly Votolato said on Twitter.

Photographs show a simmering and totaled vehicle just before the Fellsway.

THEBIGBT December 18, 2012 at 07:47 PM
The Herald is reporting that she did not survive. That stretch of road has had a lot of accidents the last few years.
Chris Caesar December 18, 2012 at 07:55 PM
We just updated the story as well: http://malden.patch.com/articles/one-victim-dies-another-in-serious-condition-after-accident
david mokal December 19, 2012 at 12:14 AM
Been in this neighborhood since 71 and its allways been bad but lots worse now. So young so sad my heart goes out to the Families. Used to walk my dogs the whole strip of Medford Street and several times had cars jump the sidewalk and almost get me. They run the lights at all the intersections as well thinking there are no police presents. If you go the speed limit on Medford Street they come up behind you and blast their horns at ya.
kelsey murphy December 19, 2012 at 06:16 PM
r.i.p. my angel <3 i love you and will miss you terribly , the memories we had are unforgettable! fly high and watch over me as i live my life to the fullest for you <3
joseph pedra December 22, 2012 at 02:08 AM
Cant believe ur gone berrata it was nice knowing u for the the time i did u were a very chill person ur always in my heart one

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