KENNEWICK -- A Kennewick man is being treated at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after his shirt caught on fire while he was driving.
K.J. Glenn, 52, spilled a small amount of gasoline on his shirt when he filled his vehicle at 3:44 p.m. Wednesday at the SunMart on 27th Avenue in Kennewick, according to Kennewick police reports.
As he drove off, he lit a cigarette, which ignited the gasoline on his shirt, according to police.
Glenn and two men riding in the vehicle climbed out of it while it still was moving, according to police.
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The driverless vehicle hit another car and then a flagpole in the SunMart parking lot, according to police.
Glenn, who was the only one injured, had first- and second-degree burns.