Cars engulfed in flames after driver swerved to avoid hitting raccoon

Two cars were engulfed in flames early this morning in West Babylon following an accident. Police say the incident occurred on Seward Street near Belmont

Police say the driver hit a parked car

Police say the driver hit a parked car causing both vehicles to catch fire. (Credit: News 12 Long Island)

WEST BABYLON - Two cars were engulfed in flames early this morning in West Babylon following an accident.

Police say the incident occurred on Seward Street near Belmont Avenue at around 1:30 a.m. They say a man hit a parked car when he swerved his vehicle to avoid hitting a raccoon. Both cars then caught fire.

Officials say the driver of the car refused medical treatment.

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