Pursuit ends in fiery crash on Route 1

A driver is expected to face charges after a fiery crash on Route 1 in Lynnfield. The crash happened on Route 1 South just south of the Lynnfield Tunnel, state police said. State police said the Ford F150 was being pursued by Peabody police when it crashed into a guardrail and sign pole before erupting in flames. The driver was flown by medical helicopter for treatment at a Boston hospital, state police said. The driver is expected to be charged. Several lanes of Route 1 in both directions were closed after the crash.