Driver of speeding Lamborghini dead after fiery crash Downtown

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) — A pre-dawn crash involving a luxury sports car left a man dead and a woman injured Sunday.

It happened about 2 a.m., when the driver of a Lamborghini was traveling at a high speed northbound on North Harbor Drive and apparently lost control of the vehicle, according to San Diego Harbor Police. The car struck a palm tree and burst into flames, police said.

A Harbor Police officer patrolling the area was at the scene of the crash — just south of Broadway and North Harbor Drive — within moments, police said.

During a search of the area, police said they found a woman who appeared to be ejected from the vehicle in the collision. She was taken to a local hospital, with serious injuries

The driver of the Lamborghini was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Nearby streets were closed for several hours after the crash. 

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