Chennai, Mar 22 (UNI) An Ambassador car, belonging to the Madras High Court, today went up in flames apparently due to some mechanical malfunction.
The car, assigned to a VIP with the siren lights, was being brought for filling fuel, when it suddenly caught fire while running near the Kannagi Statue off Marina.
An alert driver, who heard some strange sound, immediately stopped the vehicle.
The other person along with the driver, however, escaped unhurt.
The car was completely burnt.
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