Saturday 18 August, 2018

WATCH: Car catches fire along Portmore toll road

A man was lucky to escape injury after his BMW motor car caught fire while he was driving along the Portmore leg of Highway 2000 in St Catherine on Monday morning.

The driver of the car reportedly noticed smoke coming from the vehicle before pulling it to the side of the road to investigate.

After the man exited the vehicle, it reportedly burst into flames. Firefighters were quick on the scene to extinguish the blaze, but not before the vehicle was extensively damaged.

The incident led to a traffic pile up along the roadway. A Loop News reader shared a short video of the fire below. Check it out.

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