Vijayawada: A family of three escaped from a fire accident after the car in which they were travelling went up in flames at Nidamanuru village on the highway near Vijayawada on Wednesday.
According to the police, Malladi Narasimha Sastry and his wife, Lakshmi Devi, and their daughter, Lahari, were travelling in the car from Hyderabad to Palacole in West Godavari district.
When they reached Nidamanuru, the car suddenly caught fire and the inmates being alert, got down safely. Then the car went up in flames.
Speaking to Deccan Chronicle, Patamata Inspector of Police A. Chandrasekhar said that the family was travelling in Ikon car.
He said that the incident might have occurred due to some dry grass that got stuck in the car silencer.
He said that all the three who were travelling in the car were safe....