What happened? Car goes up in flames on MCE

A car was engulfed in flames on the Marina Coastal Expressway (MCE).

Photos of the burning car went viral after being shared on the Connextaxi Facebook page.

The images show the interior of the car burning.

A thick column of smoke can also be seen filling the tunnel.

Other drivers were seen stopping a distance away from the burning car.

Some drivers were also seen fighting the blaze with fire extinguishers.