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Car on fire in Colchester
11:08am Wednesday 9th May 2012 in News
A DRIVER miraculously escaped from his car after it went up in flames.
Firefighters were called to Halstead Road, Colchester, at 8.36pm last night.
Neighbouring residents said smoke had started to erupt from the bonnet so the driver pulled over and got out before the car went up in flames.
Residents spoke of hearing sounds like fireworks as parts of the car exploded.
Anyone who saw the fire or knows the driver please call the Gazette on 01206 508157.