Tuesday 31 March, 2020

WATCH: Car destroyed after catching fire along Marcus Garvey Drive

The Toyota Corolla is engulfed in flames along Marcus Garvey Drive on Thursday afternoon.

The Toyota Corolla is engulfed in flames along Marcus Garvey Drive on Thursday afternoon.

A Toyota Corolla motor car was destroyed after catching fire along Marcus Garvey Drive in Kingston on Thursday.

According to alleged eyewitnesses, the vehicle with three occupants was heading towards downtown Kingston when it began overheating.

After pulling the smoking vehicle over to the side of the road, the driver reportedly attempted to cool it down by throwing water in the engine, but eventually had to watch on helplessly as the car became engulfed in flames.

The fire was eventually extinguished by firefighters who were alerted to the blaze; however, not before the vehicle was completely destroyed.  Watch a video of the incident, edited by Shawn Barnes, below.

The incident resulted in a traffic pile-up along the major thoroughfare. Fortunately, no one was hurt, according to the police.

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