Cuttack: In a major road mishap today afternoon on NH-16 between Tangi and Cuttack city, a car burst into flames and got reduced to ashes while the driver and the passenger woman along with her son had a narrow shave.
As per reports, the mishap took place near Sardala of Tangi area near Choudwar and a few kilometers away from Cuttack city.
The woman, identified as Nashima Khatun from Balasore district’s Soro, was on her way to Cuttack SCB Medical Medical and Hospital with her son in the ill-fated car.
While they were travelling, the fire mishap occurred after the car reportedly hit a bull on the highway and lost its balance.
Luckily, all the three had managed to escape unhurt from the vehicle.
On being informed, Fire fighters from both Tangi and Choudwar brigades rushed to the spot to douse the razing blaze, but the four-wheeler had got gutted by then.