A car accident that occurred on January 2nd, left an Edwardsville man dead. According to The Telegraph, the single-car accident occurred in Illinois Route 157 when the victim lost control of his car and left the road, entering a ditch and flying through the air before striking a culvert, flipping and catching on fire. By the time the firefighters arrived, the car was completely engulfed in flames. Police officials have noticed that a great deal of car accidents have recently ended in extreme fires, and all of these fiery Illinois car crashed are still under investigation. To read more about these Illinois car accidents, please click on the hyperlink.