Driver dies in fiery crash after rear-ending car on I-96 in Detroit

A man died early Monday after rear-ending a car on I-96 in Detroit.

Police said the man was driving in the left lane on the westbound side of I-96 local behind another car. The man rear-ended the car in front of him at 2:50 a.m., pushing both vehicles onto the right shoulder near W. Grand Boulevard.

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The man's vehicle caught fire. He was pronounced dead at a hospital. He isn't being identified because his family hasn't been notified, police said.

A woman who was driving the other car suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to a hospital.

The crash remains under investigation.