Bhubaneswar, Jan 14: A moving car caught fire on Barmunda overbridge in Odisha capital on Thursday afternoon.
A major tragedy was averted as the occupants including the driver got out of the car on seeing the flame and alerted fire personnel.
The fire that engulfed the car was doused by fire personnel.
The flames were so high that passerby ran amok leaving their vehicles that caused traffic jam on Baramunda flyover.
Police reached the spot and managed the traffic congestion.
However, it is yet to be established how the vehicle caught fire.