Lake Grove woman escapes raging car fire

The incident happened around 6 p.m. yesterday after a car crash on Montauk Highway in East Patchogue.

The incident happened around 6 p.m. yesterday after a car crash on Montauk Highway in East Patchogue. (10/12/15)

LAKE GROVE - A Lake Grove woman is lucky to be alive after a raging car fire. 

The incident happened around 6 p.m. Sunday after a car crash on Montauk Highway in East Patchogue. 

In cell phone video, you can see an Acura completely engulfed in fire. 

Police say the driver managed to escape before the car went up in flames. 

According to police, the driver that hit the Acura was arrested for aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle. 

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