Pick-up van catches fire in capital city of Odisha, Driver escapes unhurt
Bhubaneswar: A pick-up van carrying courier items caught fire near Jaydev Vihar Chhak in the capital city of Odisha on Thursday afternoon, driver of the vehicle unhurt.
According to reports, the mishap occurred while the vehicle was heading towards Nayapalli from Patia. The driver noticed smoke started emanating from the bonnet of the vehicle while it was in motion. He immediately parked the van beside the road and jumped out of it.
Moments later the vehicle was engulfed in fire.
Later, Fire Services personnel rushed to the spot and doused the flames. The exact cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained