Narrow Escape for four as Car catches Fire
Udupi: An Alto car caught fire when it crashed into a road divider on NH 66 near Shivakripa Auditorium Sastan, after a burst tyre on September 14 night.
According to the sources, five passengers were on their way to Kasargod after visiting Kollur Temple when one of the rear tyres burst. The car driver Chakrapani lost control and the car crashed into the divider, resulting in a fire. Immediate all passengers came out from the car, passersby rushed to the help the passengers. No one was hurt. Rs 50000 cash and 3 mobiles were gutted in the fire.
Fire tenders rushed to the spot and the fire was brought under control.