Police said Prakash had gone to meet a relative in Rohini Sector 2. “At 8pm, he was returning home when there was a short circuit in the car. Without realising. he kept on driving. Within seconds, the car was engulfed in fire,” the officer added.
The car doors were jammed and Prakash tried to come out by breaking the glass but it was too late.
A call was made to the fire department but by the time they reached, the car was charred. The eyewitnesses also tried to douse the blaze but failed.
Prakash's family members have been informed and his body has been sent for post mortem examination.