Crash on Highway 217 sparks two-car fire

Crash on Highway 217 sparks two-car fire
This photo, captured from an ODOT camera, shows firefighters working to clear the highway after an earlier crash sparked a two-car fire.

TIGARD, Ore. – Firefighters put out a two-car fire Saturday after a crash on Highway 217.

Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue crews arrived at the scene near Highway 99W at around 11:30 a.m. to find two cars on fire. One of the cars was rolling backwards on the highway, firefighters said.

No one was hurt in the crash. Firefighters said everyone who was in the cars during the crash was safely out when they arrived.

Firefighters said the second car in the rear-end crash ignited and flames spread to the lead car.

It’s unclear what caused the crash.